Trust 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.

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 how this is broken down below and find out more about each board member. 

Voting members

Non-exec directors
Keith Ramsay
Simon Stone
Julie Charge
Naseer Ahmed
Lenore Ogilvy
Gary Ellis
Amanda Moat
Stephen Radford

Exec directors 
Martin Barkley - Chief Executive
David Melia - Director of Nursing and Quality
Jane Hazelgrave - Director of Finance
Karen Stone - Medical Director
Trudie Davies - Chief Operating Officer

Non-voting members

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


Our Board meets in public and the meetings are open to anyone who wants to attend.

Board meeting dates and minutes/agendas

Register of Interests Register for Trust Board and Decision making individuals within the Trust January 2020 [pdf] 441KB

Asking a question at a Board meeting

If you are attending a Board meeting and would like to ask a question, please email your question, in advance, to the Company Secretary no later than midday on Tuesday in the week of the meeting. The question should relate to a matter on the agenda, the papers are published on this website on Monday in the week of the meeting. Please send your question to the Company Secretary;