Douglas Blair

Community Provider Partner Member


Douglas has over 20 years’ experience in the public sector.  He was appointed as Managing Director of Wiltshire Health and Care on its establishment in July 2016.

He joined the NHS in 2006, with Associate Director and Director roles in a Primary Care Trust, the South West Strategic Health Authority and NHS England before being appointed as Director of Community Services at Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in 2014.  Prior to his time in the NHS, he was a civil servant, having being accepted into the Civil Service Fast Stream in 1998.  His government roles included homelessness policy, rural policy, the Scottish Cabinet secretariat and the reform and transformation of the prosecution service in Scotland.  His first career was as a recording engineer, working for EMI at Abbey Road Studios.