Welcome to our newest Trustee, Ruth May!
We are delighted to confirm that Ruth May has agreed to join our Board of Trustees.
As you will see from the short biography below, Ruth
holds a very significant role within the NHS and is a very welcome addition to our Board.
was appointed as Regional Chief Nurse NHS England mids and east in July 2009.
provides strategic leadership for nurses, midwives, allied health professionals and healthcare scientists across the region.
also shares the lead for the Quality Agenda with the Medical Director.
has a theatre nursing background and more than 20 years experience of working in the NHS.
During her career she has held several high profile NHS management roles.
From September 2007 Ruth was Chief Executive of Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust, where she was instrumental in turning round the Trust's financial performance and achieving an 'excellent' rating for quality of services from the Healthcare Commission.
Prior to this Ruth was Chief Executive at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Trust
for two years.
played a pivotal part in turning round the organisation's clinical and financial performance and greatly improved its reputation.
The J's Hospice are very much looking forward to welcoming Ruth
, with her
extensive experience and expertise, on board!