Andrea is the Programme Director for the Musculoskeletal Programme, and also leads on the HIN Staff Health Programme. She has worked in NHS management in London for 20 years, including General Management posts at Chelsea and Westminster and Queen Elizabeth Hospital; and various Programme Management roles including reorganisation of South East London Stroke Services. Andrea joined the Health Innovation Network soon after it was formed, and is proud of its track record in helping people to manage their long term conditions more successfully. Andrea is a great believer of the positive role that physical activity can play in maintaining health. As well as promoting ‘movement as medicine’ her other mantra is ‘singing is good for the soul.’ Andrea started her NHS career on the NHS General Management Training scheme, and is a pharmacology graduate.