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Board of directors

The board meets once a month at alternate hospitals and is open to member of the public. It has a responsibility to make sure there is a clear strategic direction for the Trust and that it fulfils its statutory responsibilities in relation to finance, governance, clinical quality and partnership working. It is made up of executive and non-executive directors.

You can see pictures of our Executive Board here.

The Board of Directors

The Board of Directors has a responsibility to make sure there is a clear strategic direction for the Trust and to fulfil its statutory responsibilities in relation to finance, governance, clinical quality and partnership working. It has a role to validate the performance of the organisation via the Executive Management Board. The Board of Directors is supported by a Committee structure including an Audit and Remuneration Committee, which have agreed terms of reference.

The Executive Board

The Executive Board is responsible for the putting together strategic and business objectives that develop Trust services in response to local needs. Members of the Executive Team, together with the Divisional Directors form the Executive Board.

The Executive team includes the Chief Executive, Medical Director, Director of Service Development, Director of Nursing, Director of Finance, Director of IM&T, Director of Personnel and Development and Head of Organisational Development. The Clinical Management Structure, Clinical Modernisation Board and Standing Sub- Committees underpin the Executive Board.

Owen Williams
David Birkenhead
Brendan Brown
Lesley Hill
Helen Barker
Gary Boothby
Jason Eddleston

Who are The Non-executive Directors?

Non-executive directors, including the Chairman, are not full time NHS employees. They are people who live or work in the area and have shown a keen interest in helping to improve the health of local people.

Andrew Haigh
David Anderson
Jan Wilson
Professor Peter Roberts
Phill Oldfield
Linda Patterson
Richard Hopkin
Karen Heaton
Andy Nelson
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