Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital appoints Chief Operating Officer
After a nationwide recruitment search, Richard Parker has been appointed to the role of permanent Chief Operating Officer at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Richard has been interim Chief Operating Officer at NNUH since March this year. He has more than twenty five years’ experience working at NHS trusts including the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust and the Royal Free London NHS Trust.
Richard originally trained as a nurse and became a Registered General Nurse in 1990 when he worked at Leicester Royal Infirmary.
Mark Davies, Chief Executive of NNUH said: “I am delighted that Richard will remain with us as our substantive Chief Operating Officer. His in-depth experience of the NHS working with staff at all levels and patients, both as a senior nurse and a senior manager have brought great insight and understanding to the role of Chief Operating Officer.”
Richard Parker, NNUH’s Chief Operating Officer said: “I am very pleased to have been appointed to the role, we have such a great team of people working here. The care given by our nurses, doctors and other clinicians here supported by the admin and other staff, is outstanding. I am very glad to have joined a team where everyone is working hard to give our patients the best quality service possible.”