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Julie Stone - Trustee

Julie stoneJulie Stone is a healthcare lawyer and ethicist and has held full-time and visiting posts for thirty years, including Visiting Professor in Ethics at Peninsula Medical School (2007-2011).  Her main expertise is healthcare regulation.  As former Deputy Director of the Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence (now, the Professional Standards Authority), she helped shape the post-Shipman regulatory landscape and develop the structure for medical revalidation.  Her commitment to ethics underpins academic, policy-making and health service delivery roles.  


Her current portfolio includes healthcare professional education and training, quality assurance roles and regulatory decision-making panels.  A vocal expert by experience, she is a member of the Ministerial Advisory Group on Mental Health Strategy and known for her work on ethics and law in psychotherapy.  She has published widely on various aspects of healthcare regulation, and is an expert on professional boundaries, having led a major Department of Health funded project on ‘Clear Sexual Boundaries’.  

Julie is also passionate about health and wellbeing, championing public health, prevention and integrated care in her Non-Executive and advisory roles.  Outside academia, Julie is a highly experienced yoga teacher, who offers free community yoga classes and uses yoga to improve the health of people with mental health issues and long-term conditions.

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