Michael Crowther

Michael has been Chief Executive of Kirkwood Hospice since 2014, a charity based in Kirklees (West Yorkshire) that supports anyone affected by any life limiting illness, every step of the way.
Michael Crowther

Having delivered significant change and growth in this period, Kirkwood is recognised by health and social care partners as leading the commissioning and provision of palliative and end of life care services for its local population.

Kirkwood has a track record of high quality service delivery and innovative models in both care and income generation, having increased the patients and families that benefit from care and support by 60% in the last three years.

Michael has improved the visibility and influence of the charity within its health and social care system, he is Vice Chair of the Kirklees Integrated Provider Board, and a Board Member of Third Sector Leaders in Kirklees. 

Michael has had key roles in the development of national and local organisations in Health and Social Care, from leading Operational Improvement for NHS Professionals Doctors to the creation of one of the largest health based community interest companies in the UK, Locala.

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