Former Royal College of Nursing CEO joins Trust Board

The Trust welcomes the appointment of former Royal College of Nursing (RCN) chief executive Peter Carter as a non-executive director. Peter, who has a life time’s experience in numerous healthcare leadership roles, will be a huge asset to the Trust.   

Peter was chief executive at the RCN from January 2007 to August 2015. Prior to his role at the RCN, he was chief executive of the Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust for 12 years. Now an independent healthcare consultant, Peter was awarded an OBE for services to the NHS in 2006.

Commenting on his appointment, the Trust’s chair, Ellen Schroder, said:

“Peter brings a wealth of healthcare experience and has been recognised for his contribution to the NHS over many years. We’re very pleased to be able to attract somebody of Peter’s calibre to the Trust Board.”

On learning of his appointment, Peter commented:

“I am delighted to be joining the Trust’s Board as a non-executive director.  I very much look forward to working with my new colleagues over the coming months and years as the Trust tackles the many challenges and opportunities facing the NHS locally and nationally.”

Non-executive appointments to NHS trusts made by NHS Improvement are subject to the Code of Practice of the Commissioner for Public Appointments. Peter Carter has been appointed from 3 September 2018 until 2 September 2022; he is entitled to receive a remuneration of £6,157 per annum.