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Trust appoints Professor Ross as Board Advisor

Professor Fiona Ross
Professor Fiona Ross

Monday 28 July 2014 

Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust has confirmed the appointment of Professor Fiona Ross to the position of Board Advisor on the trust’s Board of Directors. 

Professor Ross began her career in district nursing, before moving to the education sector where her previous roles include Director and Professor of Gerontological Nursing at King’s College London; and most recently Executive Dean and Professor of Primary Care Nursing at Kingston University and St George’s, University of London. 

Fiona has extensive board level experience – as a member of the executive of Kingston University and St George’s, University of London; at the Health Innovation Network – where she is Senior Responsible Officer for Education; and the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education – as Director of Research. She is also a Trustee on the Board of Princess Alice Hospice. 

In her new role as Board Advisor at Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust, Fiona will provide clinical challenge and expertise to the trust’s Board of Directors. 

Stephen Swords, Chairman of Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust said: “We are delighted to welcome Fiona as a member of our Trust Board. She brings a wealth of clinical experience and management expertise to the Board and will be invaluable in helping us to ensure we deliver the highest quality patient centred services to the local population we serve across Hounslow and Richmond.” 

Fiona Ross commented: “I am delighted to be appointed to the role of Board Advisor and I am looking forward to contributing to the trust’s strategy of delivering high quality care in places near to where people live”.   

Professor Ross will commence the Board Advisor role at Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust on Friday 1 August 2014.