Dr Cliff Bucknall is HCA Healthcare UK’s Chief Medical Officer and provides leadership for their clinical services and has led the introduction of HCA’s UK’s clinical department structure. Before becoming Chief Medical Officer in 2017 he was previously Cardiac Medical Director, and Chief Medical Officer at the London Bridge Hospital. Dr Bucknall also has an established cardiac practice at the London Bridge Hospital.
Cliff qualified from Westminster Medical School before becoming a Consultant Cardiologist at Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He was appointed Clinical Director of Cardiology at Guy’s Hospital and subsequently became Clinical Director of Cardiac Services for Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.
Cliff was also cardiac special advisor to the Metropolitan Police and Chief Medical Officer for Royal and Sun Alliance Insurance.