Our Board

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Our Trust Board is legally responsible for the leadership, direction, control and risk management of our hospitals.

Our Board

Our Trust Board is legally responsible for the leadership, direction, control and risk management of our hospitals.This includes setting the strategic aims and ensuring that the necessary financial and human resources are in place for the Trust to meet its objectives.

Board Members

The Trust Board is made up of voting and non-voting members which includes our Chief Executive, Non-Executive Directors and Executive Directors. You can see a list of our Board Members below.

View our Board Members in more detail.

Voting members - Non-Executive Directors

  • Keith Ramsay - Chairman
  • Simon Stone 
  • Julie Charge
  • Gary Ellis
  • David Throssell
  • Mahmud Nawaz

Voting members - Executive Directors

  • Len Richards - Chief Executive
  • David Melia - Director of Nursing and Quality, Deputy Chief Executive
  • Jane Hazelgrave - Director of Finance
  • Karen Stone - Medical Director
  • Trudie Davies - Chief Operating Officer

Non-voting members - Executive Directors

  • Debbie Newton - Director of Community Services
  • Mark Braden - Director of Estates, Facilities and IMT
  • Phillip Marshall - Director of Workforce and Organisational Development

Non-voting members - Associate Non-Executive Directors

There are currently no Associate Non-Executive members of the Trust Board.

Board meetings and papers

Every month the Trust Board hold a public meeting where they discuss key decisions about the Trust.

View our Board meetings and papers.

Register of Interests

Trust Board Register of Interests July 2021 [docx] 720KB