A new chief nurse has been appointed to the board of a health trust.
Adrian Childs will replace Jackie Ardley at Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust when she retires.
Mr Childs is the director of nursing and therapies at Manchester Mental Health and Social Care NHS Trust.
He said: “I am delighted to be given the opportunity of joining the trust. As someone who is passionate about patient care and quality of service, I am really looking forward to building on the excellent work of Jackie Ardley and her team.
“I look forward to joining the new trust board as it continues on its journey towards foundation trust status.”
Professor David Chiddick, chairman of the Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust said: “Adrian has 25 years’ experience in the NHS and comes with a strong track record, including deputy chief executive and associate director of nursing in the south west of England.”
Credit : Leicester Mercury