Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 2°C

Search

Suffolk: New interim chairman at ambulance service to drive improvements

PUBLISHED: 12:35 14 March 2014 | UPDATED: 12:38 14 March 2014

An interim chairwoman has been appointed at East of England Ambulance Service

An interim chairwoman has been appointed at East of England Ambulance Service

An interim chairman has been appointed at the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust to help drive improvements.

The NHS Trust Development Authority (NHS TDA) has announced the appointment of Sarah Boulton.

She has worked as NHS Board level for many years, chairing a number of NHS organisations, most recently as chairman of NHS Midlands and East Strategic Health Authority.

She said: “This is a great opportunity to work with the board, staff and volunteers at the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust and be part of the team to improve the service.

“This is going to take time but having met with new chief executive Dr Marsh, I am pleased with the actions which have already been put in place and the progress being made.

“I look forward to working with the Trust Board and engaging with staff and stakeholders to deliver the improvements needed.”

Chief Executive Dr Anthony Marsh added: “I am delighted that Sarah is joining the Trust as chair.

“She brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the service and I look forward to working with her as we make changes, better support staff and improve services to patients.”

The NHS TDA will be launching the recruitment process for a permanent chairman in the next few weeks.

1 comment

  • god help us another woman in charge.

    Report this comment

    TERENCE MANNING

    Saturday, March 15, 2014

A drunk motorist who drove at speeds of up to 110mph during a police chase on Suffolk roads has been jailed for 16 months.

A series of celebrations marking the achievements of Suffolk’s “most famous daughter” is being held around the centenary of her death.

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) thank support from generous communities and corporate organisations across Suffolk.

More than 100 creative computing pupils put their digital skills to the test today at the UK finals of the CoSpace competition in Martlesham.

Caravans have pitched up on land in Martlesham Heath, near Adastral Park, today.

People living along a 183km stretch of Suffolk roads will witness the world’s greatest cyclists race past their doorsteps during Britain’s “premier” road event, which for the first time features a stage hosted entirely within the county.

Former Ipswich Town stars Matt Holland and Russell Osman captained the teams in the annual ITFC Legends charity match, held at Bury Town’s Ram Meadow stadium on Sunday.

A planning inquiry into proposals to build 300 homes in Kesgrave has stalled after it was ruled that a key report on housing needs in Suffolk was needed for a fair decision to be made.

Hospitals across the region have been dealt extra funding to cope with pressure on emergency wards over the winter months.

An intrepid Ipswich man will drive more than 10,000 miles through rough terrain in a clapped-out banger this summer as he attempts one of the world’s most gruelling motoring events.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24