Trust appoints Peter Herring as Interim Chief Executive

03 May 2018 - Peter Herring has been appointed Interim Chief Executive for King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Peter Herring

Peter Herring has been appointed Interim Chief Executive for King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. He will join the Trust on Wednesday 9 May 2018.

“With over thirty-five years’ experience of working in the NHS, I am very pleased that Peter is joining King’s,” commented Ian Smith, Interim Chairman, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. “His passion for patient care and public health coupled with a proven track record of strong leadership, performance improvement and financial expertise that will strengthen the existing leadership team. He will play a pivotal role in moving the Trust onto a more robust and sustainable financial and performance footing.”

Peter has spent his entire career in public health and financial management particularly within the NHS. His last Chief Executive role was interim Chief Executive of Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHSFT where he helped move the Trust out of special measures. Previously he has been Chief Executive at Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital NHS Trust, Countess of Chester NHS Foundation Trust and Liverpool Women’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

“I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to undertake the role of interim Chief Executive at King’s until a substantive appointment is made later in the year,” added Peter. “And I very much look forward to meeting the staff and rest of the team at the Trust.”

The Trust has launched its search for a permanent Chief Executive Officer.

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