The independent report into maternity services in East Kent is a profoundly depressing and sobering read. The failings it identifies serve as a reminder to this Board of our responsibility to listen to the women and families who use our service; to ensure the care we provide expectant mothers is safe; and to be fully aware of the culture in the department.Read " Chief Executive’s Board Report: November…"
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We are involved in several long-term projects with our partners that represent a significant investment in healthcare in north east London (NEL). They will have a transformative impact on the lives of patients and staff in the years to come.Read " Chief Executive's Board report: July 202…"
It is heartening how the pandemic is no longer dominating our lives as it once did. The number of patients we are treating with Covid-19 is reducing and we’ve eased the visitor restrictions that were in place. A significant factor in these changes is the success of the vaccine programme and we are offering the jab to five to 11-year-olds at the King George Hospital (KGH) Vaccination HubRead " Chief Executive's Board report: May 2022…"
One of the joys of being the CEO of our two hospitals is the opportunity it affords me to celebrate my many talented colleagues. I used an appearance in January on the flagship Today programme on BBC Radio 4 to highlight the innovation and learning that has come out of the pandemic.Read " Chief Executive's Board report: March 20…"
I would like to wish all readers of my report a belated Happy New Year and I hope you managed to rest and recharge over the Christmas period.Read " Chief Executive's Board report: January …"
I’m sure I’m not alone in believing that now, more than at any other time, we must treasure the NHS and those who work for it.Read " Chief Executive's Board report: November…"
I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to lead an organisation with so many passionate staff and so much potential.Read " Chief Executive's Board report: Septembe…"
We have all been able to savour the gradual return of much cherished freedoms we lost temporarily as we responded to the pandemic.Read " Chief Executive's Board report: July 202…"
It is a great pleasure, after the year we’ve all lived through, to start my report with some positive news.Read " Chief Executive's Board report: May 2021…"