A South Cumbrian GP has been appointed as a non-executive director at a hospital trust.
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) has appointed Dr Hugh Reeve as a non-executive director of the Trust.
Mr Reeve is a GP at Nutwood Medical Practice in Grange which has been rated as ‘outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission.
Having worked in Manchester and Stockport, Mr Reeve moved to South Cumbria in 2001 to take on the role of medical director at Morecambe Bay Primary Care Trust and he also worked as a part-time GP in Windermere.
Over the past 20 years he has worked to promote high standards across primary care and to foster collaborative working within general practice and across the wider health and care system.
It seems as if the world has woken up to the fact we must transform both primary and secondary care, and unless this happens the NHS will struggle to deliver the patient-centred, joined-up services that our patients quite rightly expect. I have argued for some time that central to this is delivering a truly integrated health and social care system.
I am delighted to have been appointed to the non-executive role and hope this will help foster the closer working of different parts of the health service across the Bay.
From The Mail