Important announcement

Posted: September 9, 2019

A message from Liam Coleman, Chair

Liam Coleman 160Nerissa Vaughan has, after a period of ill health, decided to leave the Trust to continue her recovery and then to pursue other opportunities. 

Nerissa joined the Trust as Chief Executive on 1 October 2011. During this time, she successfully integrated Wiltshire Community services and then Swindon Community services into the Trust. Subsequently, setting up Wiltshire Health and Care as an LLP to deliver Wiltshire's Community services.

More recently, she has secured significant inward capital investment into the Trust to expand A&E services, as well as gaining final approval for Radiotherapy Services to be developed in Swindon.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank Nerissa for all that she has done to contribute to the Trust's success and wish her all the best in the future.

Interim arrangements

Kevin McNamara 160The Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will move forward to appoint a new Chief Executive in due course. In the interim period, prior to such appointment by the Council of Governors, Kevin McNamara will continue to lead the Executive Team, working with myself and the Non-Executive Directors to drive our ambitious agenda to deliver outstanding care to the people of Swindon, Wiltshire and surrounding areas.

For and on behalf of Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

Liam Coleman, Chair

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