Matt Hancock comes into the NHS at a crucial time - its funds are short and its needs for innovation are great.
Hakim is a published scientist with a PhD in Immunology, former VP of the Global Heart Network and current CEO of the Northern Health Science Alliance, a health partnership of leading universities, hospitals and AHSNs across the North of England. He has an OBE for services to healthcare and the economy.
We need a fundamental shift from the ideal that the North is calling for money to bail it out
26/02/2018 14:07 GMT
A healthier, wealthier North will drive the whole country forward
30/11/2017 13:39 GMT
The question is will central government be bold enough to step up alongside the leaders in the North, to fuel the powerhouse to achieve its potential?
12/10/2017 17:16 BST