John Laurence Arnfinsen

Deputy head of the Department of Patient Safety and Quality Assurance
Young Executive Leaders 2022

Diakonhjemmet Hospita, Norway


Laurence has served as deputy lead of The Department of Patient Safety and Quality Assurance at Diakonhjemmet hospital since June 2019. His work concerns promoting a well functioning advisory service that assists clinicians and clinical leaders in providing the best quality of patient care through the implementation and use of quality enhancing activities and tools.

He has a Master’s degree in health Economics, Policy and Management and a bachelor’s degree in economics, politics and international relations. Laurence previously worked as an advisor at Diakonhjemmet Hospital before taking on his current leadership position.

Laurence looks forward to participate in the YEL-programme and learn from peers abroad. He especially looks forward to learn more about the international network of healthcare leaders who cooperate towards adding value to the many challenges and opportunities presented by the present and future provision of healthcare services.