The George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust is pleased to announce that the current Acting Chief Executive – Kath Kelly – has been appointed as substantive Chief Executive with immediate effect. Kath, who has been Acting CEO for the past 14 months, recently underwent an interview with the Hospital’s Chairman and representative from the Trust Development Authority (TDA) following a national recruitment drive.
Stuart Annan, Chairman at the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust commented: “The Trust Board is delighted to confirm Kath Kelly’s appointment as Chief Executive. Kath has a long and successful career at the George Eliot NHS Trust and has spent the past 14 months steering the Trust into a new future which includes working with our neighbouring Trusts and community care colleagues, providing more integrated care for our patients. I know that she is keen to continue this work, which she will do with the support of the Board.”
Kath Kelly comments: “I am obviously delighted to be confirmed as the CEO for the George Eliot NHS Trust and am looking forward to the future and what it brings for our staff and our patients. We are a busy Hospital with many demands and yet we are positively working towards a better future.”