Trust appoints Sarah Tedford as its new Chief Executive


Date published: 4 September 2018

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Sarah Tedford as its new Chief Executive.

Sarah has more than 30 years NHS experience with many of those spent working at a senior level. She began her healthcare career as a nurse in West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust.

Sarah will join Hillingdon from Manchester Royal Infirmary University Hospital, where she is currently Chief Executive. Prior to joining Manchester, Sarah spent six months on secondment to both NHS England and NHS Improvement as Winter Director London, monitoring delivery of the National A&E standard across the capital.

Previous roles have included Deputy Chief Executive of Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Chief Operating Officer at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Trust Chair, Richard Sumray said: “The Board is delighted to announce Sarah’s appointment and is pleased to have secured someone of her calibre for the role. Her extensive knowledge of the NHS and depth of experience will be invaluable in helping to steer the Trust through the challenging times ahead.”

Sarah said: “I’m delighted to be joining Hillingdon and am excited about leading the organisation’s passionate and motivated teams in continuing to improve health services for local people.

” I’m also greatly looking forward to working with colleagues across the wider healthcare system to help shape future health and care services for the borough of Hillingdon.”

Sarah is expected to take up her new position with Hillingdon at the end of November.


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