Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust announces new Chair

Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) has appointed a new Chair, who will begin the role in September.  

Hattie Llewelyn-Davies OBE will simultaneously carry out her role as Chair of Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, until March 2022, when her term has been completed.  

Hattie is a trustee of the NHS Providers, and was awarded an OBE in 2004 for services to tackle homelessness. 

Lance McCarthy, chief executive, The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust, said: “I am delighted that Hattie will be joining us at such an exciting time as we continue to transform the way we provide care, work more closely with our health and social care partners and develop our plans for a new hospital for local people. 

 “Hattie brings a wealth of experience that will support our ambitious plans as we take PAHT forward and deliver our aim to be modern, integrated and outstanding.” 

Hattie has been chair of Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust since 2014.  

Hattie Llewelyn-Davies OBE, said:” I am really honoured to have been offered the role at PAHT and I am looking forward to working with the PAHT team as we take the organisation forward; delivering high quality care for patients and local people.” 

The PAHT was awarded a score of “requires improvement” by the Care Quality Commission after their latest report into the Trust was published in 2019.