Marie Crofts has been appointed as Director of Quality with ²gether NHS Foundation Trust.
Marie is a mental health nurse with over 30 years’ experience. She has worked in adult and childrens’ services across provider organisations as well as within specialised commissioning.
For the majority of her working life she has lived and worked in the West Midlands, working in regional posts developing evidence based practice as well as service improvement work within the National Institute of Mental Health in England.
Latterly she has worked in Service Director roles managing large scale Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. More recently she has been Deputy Director of Nursing and Operations within a Community Trust in Liverpool.
Marie said: "I am delighted and privileged to have been appointed as Director of Quality for ²gether.
"I am committed to improving services through engagement with service users and their families, as well as actively engaging with all staff. I have a passion for involving families in services as well as an interest in parental mental health and child welfare and look forward to continuing these interests and making a difference within ²gether."
²gether’s Chief Executive, Shaun Clee, said: "Marie is an excellent addition to our board and we are delighted to welcome her to the Trust.
"We look forward to hearing her new ideas and working with her to enhance the services we provide across Herefordshire and Gloucestershire in the coming weeks, months and years."
Former Director of Quality, Trish Jay, has decided to return to full time clinical practice.