SECAmb Appoints New Exec Director of Nursing & Quality

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Executive Director of Nursing & Quality.

Following an extensive recruitment process, Bethan Haskins will officially join the Trust on 1 April. Bethan fills the role carried out on an interim basis by Steve Lennox, who will be remaining with the Trust for a number of months to provide additional capacity in the directorate.

Bethan, who lives in Sevenoaks, Kent, has a broad range of experience and worked most recently as Chief Nurse across a number of Kent clinical commissioning groups. She has also been a specialist advisor to the CQC in relation to safeguarding and paediatric services.

Bethan previously worked for BMI Healthcare, where she held the positions of Ward Sister, Deputy Director of Nursing, Regional Director of Nursing and, latterly, Chief Executive of three hospitals in London.

SECAmb Chief Executive Daren Mochrie said: “I am delighted that we have appointed Bethan to this important position on our Executive Team. I know SECAmb will benefit greatly from her skills and experience. On behalf of everyone at the Trust I’d like to formally welcome her and I look forward to working closely with her.

“I’d also like to thank Steve Lennox for the dedication and hard work her has shown while filling this position on an interim basis. I know that he will continue to be a huge asset for the Trust in the coming months.”

Bethan said: “I am delighted to have been appointed and I am looking forward to joining SECAmb and meeting and working with everyone over the next few months.”

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