Richard Hamblin

Director, Health Quality Evaluation, The New Zealand Health Quality & Safety Commission

Richard Hamblin is Director, Health Quality Evaluation at the New Zealand Health Quality & Safety Commission, responsible for all aspects of measurement of quality of New Zealand’s healthcare. This includes the New Zealand Atlas of Healthcare Variation, measurement of the effects of national quality improvement programmes, and design and implementation of overarching national indicators of quality and value. Prior to joining the Commission Richard worked for 20 years in and around the NHS in England, latterly as Director of Intelligence at the Care Quality Commission. He has also worked for the King’s Fund in London, and is 2006/07 Harkness Fellow.