Dr Rob Orford
Welsh Government
Chief Scientific Adviser for Health

Dr Rob Orford was appointed to the role of Chief Scientific Adviser for Health or Welsh Government in January 2017. His role includes providing Welsh Government and Minsters with advice relating to health science and is professional lead for Healthcare Scientists in NHS Wales.

Rob is Welsh Government lead for Genomics, Imaging, Pathology and Healthcare Science. Working together NHS Wales and Welsh Government are developing strategic national plans for diagnostics and health science aimed at: addressing service challenges; driving quality and safety; research and innovation and; promoting a patient centered system of value and continual improvement.