New fi­nance boss is ap­pointed to help man­age city hospi­tal

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Westminster Life -

A new di­rec­tor of fi­nance has beenap­pointe­datthePeter­bor­ough and Stam­ford Hos­pi­tals NHS Trust.

Caro­line Walker will join the Trust on April 1. She is cur­rently chief op­er­at­ing of­fi­cerat Lough­bor­ough Univer­sity. Prior to this she was di­rec­tor of fi­nance and pro­cure­ment at the univer­sity.

Her ca­reer in fi­nance within the NHS dates back to 1982 and­has seen her workin a va­ri­ety of or­gan­i­sa­tions, in­clud­ing Univer­sity Hos­pi­tals of Leicester NHS Trust, Great Or­mond Street Hospi­tal for Chil­dren NHS Trust, Barts and the Lon­don NHS Trust and Leicester Men­tal Health Ser­vices Unit.

She will take over from Chris Pre­ston, who is leav­ing the Trust to re­lo­cate with his young fam­ily to Aus­tralia.

Dr Peter Read­ing, in­terim chief ex­ec­u­tive at Peter­bor­ough and Stam­ford Hos­pi­tals NHS Foun­da­tion Trust, said: “Caro­line hasanex­cel­lent­track record in univer­sity and NHS fi­nance.

“This is very good news for the Trust as we con­tinue with our drive to make sig­nif­i­cant sav­ings and work more ef­fi­ciently while still main­tain­ing the qual­ity of care for our pa­tients.”

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