²gether NHS Foundation has appointed two new Non-Executives.
Charlotte Hitchings has been a senior manager in large organisations for more than 20 years. She has held roles within marketing, business development, product development and community investment.
Richard Szadziewski has held Finance Director roles in seven public sector organisations and was Director of Corporate Services in South Gloucestershire Council.
Baroness Rennie Fritchie, Chair of ²gether NHS Foundation Trust said: ‘I’m very pleased to welcome Charlotte and Richard to the Trust. This is an important and challenging time for us and their community involvement, commercial and financial experience will help strengthen our already strong Board.
“I look forward to working with them so that their contributions make sure that we continue to deliver high quality, local mental health services in Gloucestershire and Herefordshire.’
Charlotte said of her appointment: ‘I am very pleased to be joining ²gether and look forward to contributing to the work of the Trust. I am particularly keen that we continue to focus on the delivery of services and facilities that are responsive to people’s needs during a time of significant change in the NHS.’
Richard said: ‘I am delighted to join the Board of the Trust. I have been impressed by the energy of everyone in the Trust to provide the best quality services for service users, carers and the taxpayer. I am confident that we can work together as a Board to ensure we provide the best possible services with our partners in what will be an unprecedented and difficult financial climate for essential public services.’
²gether NHS Foundation Trust is public benefit corporation. Members of the public, service users, staff and partner organisations can influence the strategic planning of the organisation by being a member and standing for election to the Council of Governors.
To be a member you must live in England and be over 11 years old. To join, please complete the online form by clicking here, or call Anna Hilditch on 01452 891165.