Hertfordshire ambulance trust appoints new permanent boss

The East of England Ambulance Trust (EEAST) has named Dorothy Hosein as its permanent chief executive.

Friday, 13th December 2019, 1:49 pm
Updated Friday, 13th December 2019, 1:50 pm

Dorothy, whose been interim CEO since joining EEAST since November last year, has extensive experience as a senior healthcare leader.

Before joining the trust she also delivered quality, performance and financial improvements at a range of hospitals, including the Mid-Essex Hospital and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn.

Dorothy said: “I am delighted to be joining EEAST on a permanent basis. Over the last year I have been proud to lead such a fantastic group of people – including both staff and volunteers.

Dorothy Hosein

"We are currently developing our corporate strategy which sets out an exciting vision for how we will continue to deliver high quality patient care while also supporting our people in the very challenging jobs that they do every day.”

Ann Radmore, regional director for NHS England and NHS Improvement in the East of England, welcomed Dorothy’s appointment.

"Dorothy came into the East of England Ambulance Service Trust on an interim basis last year and kick-started a programme of improvement, so I’m delighted that she has now been appointed as the permanent chief executive," she said.

"I believe that Dorothy and chairman Nicola will make a strong team to see through the changes needed in the organisation and to lead the trust’s improvement journey – both in relation to the services it provides for patients in the East of England and for its dedicated staff.