Executive Director of Nursing & Quality Assurance
Welcome from Professor Phil Wood, Chief Executive
Thank you for your interest in this exciting and career defining opportunity.
We are a values-led organisation, and we are one of the largest teaching hospitals in Europe; we are a regional and national centre for specialist treatment, a renowned biomedical research facility, and the local hospital for the residents of Leeds. We play an important role in the training and education of medical, nursing, allied healthcare professions and dental students, along with our extensive apprenticeship programme and it is a centre of world-class research and innovation, pioneering new treatments.
Our pioneering approach to staff engagement, values, quality and continuous improvement brings a direct benefit to the 1.7 million patients we treat every year, including more than 200,000 emergency attendances. With a turnover of £1.4 billion and employing more than 20,000 staff in seven hospitals on five sites we are an anchor institution in Leeds, and we work with academia and with industry to play a leading role in education, research and innovation. We are a key partner in the West Yorkshire ICB, Leeds Place and the West Yorkshire Association of Acute Trusts (WYAAT), where we are working with partners and citizens to integrate services and ensure they meet the needs of our vibrant and diverse communities.
As our new Executive Director of Nursing & Quality Assurance, you will lead our nursing, midwifery and AHP workforce and be responsible for ensuring the delivery of safe, effective and personal care to every patient, every time – championing a professional and open culture which continues to empower staff to consistently deliver Quality Care with Compassion.
We are seeking a strategic, inclusive, and values-based individual, someone who is experienced in leading complex organisations and long-term service improvement. If you are interested in learning more about our story, our ambition and our values, this site will provide the first steps. I look forward to meeting you during the process.
Professor Phil Wood, Chief Executive