Chief Executive appointed
The Board of the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Trust is pleased to announce that Paul Forden has today been appointed permanent chief executive.
Chairman David Prior said: “There was a huge amount of interest in this job from high calibre candidates but we felt Paul was the most outstanding. There's no doubt that under Paul's leadership this Trust will go on to even greater things.”
Paul Forden today said: “I am delighted to have been appointed. After four months here, I know the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and Cromer Hospital are great hospitals with outstanding staff. I'm looking forward to working together to build a strong future.”
Paul began his NHS career at Ipswich Hospital in 1993 as Deputy Director of Finance. Two years later, he joined Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge and became Director of Operations. In 2000 he joined King's College Hospital, London – a 1,000-bed hospital with an international reputation for excellence – as Director of Finance and Information. The father-of-three rejoined the Ipswich Hospital as chief executive at the end of September 2002 and became interim chief exec of the N&N in June 2004.