Worcestershire Acute Hospitals appoint new deputy chief operating officer
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of Inese Robotham as Deputy Chief Operating Officer on a permanent basis.
The role of Deputy Chief Operating Officer involves working with Chief Operating Officer and directing, developing and leading hospital service strategies to support safe and effective patient care.
Inese joined the Trust in March 2014 as the Divisional Director of Operations for Theatres, Anaesthetics, Critical Care and Outpatients and has been serving as Deputy Chief Operating Officer on a temporary basis since September 2015 before being appointed to the permanent post last week.
Inese brings with her a wealth of experience as a senior operational manager and an explicit commitment to excellence in health care having previously been Deputy Director of Operations at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and Director of Clinical Services at Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Rab McEwan, Interim Chief Operating Officer said: “I was delighted with the response to our advert for the job, and very pleased to be able to appoint Inese on a permanent basis from a very competitive field. This appointment is testimony to the talent we have already in the Trust, and allows us to continue our recent improvements in performance and patient experience.”
Inese said: “I thoroughly enjoyed the challenge of acting up into this role on a temporary basis and I am delighted to have been appointed into the permanent role. I am passionate about care quality and I will work to ensure our operational standards drive patient safety, quality, governance and effectiveness, and are aligned to the Trust’s values.”