Jane Povey

Deputy MD and GP engagement lead, FMLM

Jane has combined General Practice in Shropshire with medical management roles locally, regionally and nationally. She worked as Shropshire Primary Care Trust Medical Director, West Midlands Strategic Health Authority  Medical Director and then as Clinical Engagement and Leadership Director nationally at the Department of Health supporting the design and implementation of our current commissioning system in England.

 She currently combines a number of local and national roles with the aim of enabling and supporting leadership in health, including as Deputy Medical Director for the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management.

 She has also established a social business, Creative Inspiration Shropshire CIC, with the social mission of using high quality participatory creative arts to grow wellbeing and resilience amongst the more vulnerable and isolated in Shropshire. Creative Inspiration’s wider vision is to evolve grass roots and replicable approaches to social prescribing.