Pennine Care Leadership Blog

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Update from the Acting Chief Executive

The blog has proven to be popular with staff and so the Executive Director team have taken it over and will be posting regular updates.  Here is an update on some of the most important things happening within the Trust a the moment:Strategic planThe Trust’s five year Strategic Plan has now been approved by the Board. Overall, the strategy is working towards the delivery of whole person, place-based care. This broadly means we want all of our patients, carers and families to receive care tha… Read More »

Farewell from me...

So here it is my final blog as Chief Executive of Pennine Care!I imagined I would only write that line at the point of retirement, but after 16 years in Pennine Care (and previously Stockport’s mental health services) I am moving on. Today is my last day and tomorrow I start my new role, as interim Chief Executive to lead the team to build a new Local Care Organisation (LCO) in the city of Manchester. There is a procurement process to go through before we can fully mobilise the new organisation,… Read More »

Merry Christmas and best wishes for 2017

Staff will be aware that I am leaving Pennine Care in the New Year. I have been overwhelmed by the amount of people wishing me good luck and saying they are pleased for me. I have also heard the odd rumour or question as to whether my departure has anything to do with the CQC rating, or had I been positioning myself with the work I have done at a Greater Manchester level. Neither of these are true or accurate and so, having been at Pennine Care and previously Stockport mental health services for… Read More »

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