Louise Barnett takes up Chief Executive role at SaTH

This article is more than 8 months old. Please read this page keeping its age in mind.

Louise Barnett has today taken up the role of Chief Executive for the Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals.

Louise Barnett, the new Chief Executive at SaTH
Louise Barnett, the new Chief Executive at SaTH

Louise joins The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford, from The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, having joined them as interim Chief Executive in October 2013, prior to being appointed to the substantive position in April 2014.

She said: “I am delighted to be joining SaTH and I look forward to working with staff across the organisation to provide the best possible care for the people we serve across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid Wales.”

Prior to her time at Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, Louise held a number of NHS board positions, including Interim Chief Executive, and Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development at Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Non-Executive Director at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

She added: “We have some great staff at the Trust, however I know SaTH faces a number of challenges and I’ll be working to lead improvements for the benefit of patients and our community.

“I will also be working closely with our Board, senior leadership team and local healthcare partners to build on the improvements of the past few months and work through how we can tackle some of the longstanding issues.”

Louise replaces Paula Clark, who has acted as Interim Chief Executive at SaTH since 1 July 2019.

Ben Reid, SaTH Chair, said: “I look forward to working with Louise. She has an impressive track record of leadership and stakeholder engagement, and if you add to that her values and commitment to patients and staff, this makes her a great appointment for SaTH.

“Louise joins us at an important time as we work towards building sustainable solutions to the challenges we face, as well as building on our areas of strength. She will provide inspirational leadership to the Trust and strengthen our partnerships across the healthcare community.

“I would like to take the opportunity to thank Paula Clark for the invaluable contribution she has made in a short period of time.”

Supporting Shropshire Live...
Shropshire Live
Shropshire Live has been providing Shropshire with independent news and entertainment since 2009. Send us your news to interact@shropshirelive.com or call 01743 818 095. For advertising information call Fiona on 01743 816 817.
Advertise with us for £50 per week

Advertisement Feature

Have you future proofed your business?

Preparing your business for the future is as important as focussing on the here and now.
- Advertising -
Advertise with Shropshire Live for £50 per week

Driver fails to stop following collision on A488 near Lea Cross

Police are appealing for witnesses after a driver failed to stop following a collision on the A488 near Lea cross in which a woman was seriously injured.
A firefighter works to remove the broken glass panel. Image: Craig Jackson / @SFRS_cjackson

Shrewsbury town centre road closed as glass falls from shopping centre

A Shrewsbury town centre road was closed to traffic and pedestrians today after glass fell from a panel at the rear of the Darwin Shopping Centre.

Man charged with Telford assault

A man has been charged with assault after an attack that took place in Arleston in Telford on Sunday. The incident occurred at around 1.30pm on Sunday 20 September...

Match Preview: Plymouth Argyle V Shrewsbury Town

Shrewsbury Town make the long journey to Plymouth tomorrow as Sam Ricketts is left reeling with his side’s injury list.
Shropshire Academy cricketers line up in their new training kit with Brad Thornton, front left, the NBC Group’s head of purchasing, and company director Peter Thornton

Shropshire’s Academy cricketers receive new training kit thanks to the support of NBC Group

Promising cricketers representing Shropshire County Cricket Club’s Academy have a smart new training kit thanks to the generous sponsorship of a county company.

Match Report: Shrewsbury Town 3 – 0 Newcastle United U21

Shrewsbury Town begin their EFL Trophy campaign with a convincing win against Newcastle United’s U21 side.
- Advertising -

New website service to help small businesses compete online

Professionally-built websites are set to become an affordable option for small businesses thanks to Telford website experts.
Charlotte Rogerson

New partner appointed at Berrys Shrewsbury office

Property, business and planning firm Berrys has appointed a new partner at its Shrewsbury office.
Reech Head of Design Adam Preece with Simon MacDonald

Reech Media launches new website and branding for Ultimate

Reech Media has launched a new brand and website for Shrewsbury based fitness and events company, Ultimate.
The pop-up shop at the Greenhous West Midlands Showground is open this weekend

Rural Charity creates giant pop-up shop

Shropshire’s Rural Charity has created a pop-up shop at the Greenhous West Midlands Showground to help clear some of the donations it has received.
Penelope Timmis

Shropshire Artist’s work included in prestigious Royal Academy event in London

A professional Shropshire artist has had her work auctioned at the annual Private View of the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in London this September.
Breakfast presenter James Levett (left) in the Gorgeous FM studio

New LGBTQA+ radio station prepares to launch across Shropshire

A brand new LGBTQA+ radio station is set to launch on digital radio across Shropshire later this month.
- Advertising -
The Iron Bridge will be illuminated on both Saturday and Sunday evening

Iron Bridge and the Gorge to be lit up this weekend

As part of the popular “Festival of Imagination”, people can see a ‘night of light’ in Ironbridge this weekend, celebrating the area’s World Heritage Site status.
Jan Park, Vice Chair, in her studio

Art trail extended with new exhibition after record-breaking year

The Secret Severn Art Trail is being extended with an exciting new exhibition after the number of visitors and sales of artists’ work for the 10-day event broke all previous years’ records.
Traders in around The Square have said the music has been a great success

Music in The Square extended into September

Live music in the centre of Shrewsbury has been declared an outstanding success, with the scheme being extended into September.
Karen Lee and Sian Ryan of The Walnut celebrating the awards

Wellington’s Walnut wins national award

Staff at a Wellington restaurant are celebrating after hearing it has won two top accolades.
Beth Heath of Shropshire Hamper Company

New hamper company celebrates great Shropshire food

Shropshire Festivals are bringing local food companies together with the launch of the Shropshire Hamper Company in time for Christmas gift buying.
The Furnace Kitchen

Furnace Kitchen wins major award

The Ironbridge Gorge Museum’s Furnace Kitchen run by celebrity chef Marcus Bean has scooped a major award.
- Advertisment -

Advertisement Feature

Weather

Shropshire
light rain
12.9 ° C
13.3 °
12.2 °
58 %
10.3kmh
40 %
Fri
13 °
Sat
11 °
Sun
12 °
Mon
17 °
Tue
14 °
- Advertisment -
- Advertisment -

Latest Articles

- Advertisment -