Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust appoints new CEO

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer.  

Anthony May, currently working as the Chief Executive of Nottinghamshire County Council and Chair of the Midlands Engine Operating Board, has been selected for the role. 

Having extensive experience within public service-related leadership roles, Anthony has previously worked as the Corporate Director and Deputy Chief Executive for Children, Families and Cultural Services; the Chair of the Association of County Council Chief Executives; and Chair of the Association of County Chief Executives for three years.  

Additionally, Anthony has supported efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic by working with the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities in collaboration with nine other chief executive leads representing the East Midlands region.  

Anthony commented on his appointment to the new role: “I am delighted to be appointed as the Chief Executive for the Trust, which is very important to local people and the wider system.  My focus will be on the current challenges facing the Trust, including improvements in the maternity service, flow through the hospital, and the way the organisation is led.   

“In particular, I would like to reassure those who have come forward bravely as part of the independent maternity review, that I am determined that the Trust provides full support to the process and can deliver the improvements needed for local mothers, babies and families.” 

Nick Carver, Chair, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, added: “I am delighted that Anthony has been appointed as our new Chief Executive. He has extensive knowledge of the issues faced by the system, a proven commitment to partnership working and a strong track record in the provision of excellent services that are accountable to the public.” 

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