New head for East of England Ambulance Service

The East of England Ambulance Service has appointed a new interim CEO.

Friday, 2nd November 2018, 10:33 am
Updated Friday, 2nd November 2018, 11:36 am
Dorothy Hosein

Dorothy Hosein takes over from Robert Morton, who quit the post in September, after a CQC report said the East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) needed improvement.

Dorothy started in her role yesterday (Thursday) and a spokesman for the trust said she will continue in the post ‘until a substantive CEO can be appointed.’

The Trust’s Chair Sarah Boulton said: “We’re really pleased we have been able to secure Dorothy until we’re able to find a permanent CEO for EEAST. Her wealth of experience at partner trusts in our region and outside makes her a fantastic choice for EEAST as we work through the challenges that winter will bring, but also continue with the progress we’re all making in improved and compassionate care for patients.

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“I’d like to thank everyone who has supported Robert throughout his three-year tenure, a period of EEAST’s life that has seen a focus on excellence in patient care, innovation through partnerships, securing millions of pounds of investment into EEAST, and much more.

“With Dorothy, the united Board-level team will further strengthen our service and help EEAST remain focused on our patients and the care we provide for them.”