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New non-executive director appointed to the trust

17 Jul 2014

Sally Glen has been appointed as a non-executive director at West London Mental Health NHS Trust.

Sally, who has a background in nursing, academia and the education sector, has previously operated in senior and non-executive roles within NHS organisations.  The appointment was made by the NHS Trust Development Authority which is responsible for appointing all chairs and non-executives to NHS trusts across England.

Sally has a strong background in formulating strategy, leadership and has taught and researched within the field of health and social care ethics and education.  She is a qualified nurse, is a lay member of City and Hackney Children’s Safeguarding Board, a child mentor for UK Chance and has been a school governor at two academies.

Commenting on her appointment, Sally said: “I am delighted to be appointed to the role of non-executive director for one of the largest and most diverse trusts in England. These are exciting times for the organisation and I look forward to being part of the trust’s future decision making, ensuring the people we serve have access to the best possible mental health services available. I am also looking forward to getting out and meeting service users, carers and front line staff.”

Nigel McCorkell, chairman of the trust, said: “Sally brings a wealth of experience to the role and invaluable insight that would be of significant benefit to the organisation. I, along with my board colleagues, are looking forward to working with her.”

Non-executive roles are subject to the Code of Practice of the Commissioner for Public Appointments, and made following an open competition based on merit, in a way that is open, transparent and fair to all applicants.  Sally’s appointment is for two years from 14 July 2014 until 13 July 2016 and she will receive a remuneration of £6,157 per annum.

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Contact details: Simon Morgan, Head of External Communications, 020 8354 8325 or email simon.morgan@wlmht.nhs.uk

About West London Mental Health NHS Trust:                      

West London Mental Health NHS Trust is one of the largest mental health trusts in the country. It provides a full range of mental health services for children, adults and older people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow in addition to specialist and forensic mental health services, including high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital.

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