Jag became medical director for the Trust in 2008. In this role Jag is responsible for the quality and safety of patient care through his leadership of the 580 consultants who care for patients across the range of different clinical services and treatment specialties. Jag has particular focus on professional standards, infection control, patient safety and quality and service development – being carried out as part of the Trust’s Transforming Care programme.
Jag has worked for the NHS since qualifying in 1986, completing the GP training programme before changing paths into newborn intensive care. Following training in Cambridge and Melbourne Jag was appointed as a consultant neonatologist at the Trust in 1996.
Director for neonatology between 1998–2003, Jag was also lead clinician for Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire neonatal network from 2004 until 2008. He was an elected senior officer of the British Association of Perinatal Medicine until 2008. Jag is also a member NHS regulator, Monitor’s medical advisors and co-chair of the East of England Medical Directors’ Forum.