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HRCH appoints new non-executive directors

Joanne Hay, non-executive director

Tuesday 15 August  2017

NHS Improvement has confirmed the appointment of two new non-executive directors at Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust (HRCH).

Joanne Hay and Phil Hall joined HRCH’s board of directors on 1 August 2017 and will both serve three year terms until 31 July 2020. 

Joanne Hay is an experienced chief executive with a background in the charity sector, civil service and local government.  She is currently chief executive of Teens and Toddlers, a UK charity that helps children and young people develop the skills and self-belief they need to achieve their potential. Previous roles include head of strategy at National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC); head of commissioning, business development and strategy at Tri-Borough Children’s Services; and delivery advisor to the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit. 

Phil Hall, Non-Executive Director

Phil Hall is the owner of a management consultancy company responsible for providing constructive challenge, insightful advice and coaching support to senior managers in a range of organisations across the public and private sectors. Phil has significant board-level and senior management experience within complex public sector organisations. Previous roles include executive director of finance and resources for a local authority. Phil has also served as member of the Independent Audit Committee for the Wiltshire Police & Crime Commissioner. 

Stephen Swords, chairman of Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust said: 

“We are pleased to confirm the appointments of Joanne and Philip to our trust board. They bring a wealth of experience and expertise which will enable us to further develop community health services for local people across Hounslow and Richmond.” 

The role of non-executive directors includes contributing to the overall strategy of the trust, scrutinising performance and making sure that financial controls, governance and assurance systems across the organisation are robust and transparent.  

The appointments were made by NHS Improvement, the organisation responsible for appointing all chairs and non-executives to NHS trusts throughout England.  All appointments are subject to the Code of Practice of the Commissioner for Public Appointments and are made following an open competition based on merit, in a way that is open, transparent and fair to all applicants. Joanne and Phil are entitled to receive remuneration of £6,157 per annum.