Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has announced the appointment of a new chief nurse and executive director of Allied Health Professionals (AHPs).
Sheila Adam will take on the role and joins Moorfields from NHS England and NHS Improvement, where she is currently an intensive support improvement director.
Prior to her current role, Sheila has also been a chief nurse and director of governance at Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and a deputy chief nurse and acting chief nurse at University College London NHS Foundation Trust.
Dr Martin Kuper, CEO of Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, said of the news: “I’m excited Sheila is joining us as I know the expertise and skillset she will bring with her will be important as we drive forwards strategic projects like Oriel.”
Sheila will officially join Moorfields in March 2022, with Sarah Needham, deputy chief nurse, to act as interim chief nurse and executive director of Allied Health Professionals.