Martin Barkley - Chief Executive

Martin Barkley - Chief Executive

Martin started work as the Chief Executive of Mid Yorkshire in April 2016.

He joined the NHS in 1972 as a Trainee Hospital Administrator and has managed mental health services and learning disability services since 1986, after previously working in general hospitals. During that time he has led the extensive modernisation and improvement of services as well as significant organisational development in the four trustsin  which he has served as Chief Executive since 1994 - East Surrey, Nottingham, Hampshire and Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV) - prior to joining Mid Yorkshire. He was a member of the Mental Health National Service Framework Working Group in 1999.  In 2011 and 2012 he was seconded one day per week to the Department of Health, as Transition Lead for policy development for the development of the regional NHS Local Education and Training Boards (LETBs).