Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital appoints Medical Director


Peter Chapman - portraitAfter a nationwide recruitment search, Peter Chapman has been appointed to the role of permanent Medical Director at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Peter has been interim Medical Director at NNUH since April 2015 and has more than twenty years’ experience as a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

Peter is an Orthopaedic hand surgeon, and has been a consultant at NNUH since 1996.  He became a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1989 (FRCS) which was followed by an intercollegiate fellowship in Orthopaedics in 1994 (FRCS(Orth)).  Peter studied at Medical School at Cambridge (MA) and the London Hospital (MBBS).

Over the last three years he has become increasingly involved in clinical management and became Deputy Medical Director in January 2015.

John Fry, Chairman said: “I am delighted that Peter will continue as our Medical Director.  He brings strong clinical leadership to the role which is vitally important in the success of the Trust, and Peter will continue to develop our services for the benefit of local patients.”

Mark Davies, Chief Executive of NNUH said: “Peter has shown enormous strengths and real dedication in the role of Medical Director.  I am extremely pleased that he is continuing in the role;  this is great news for the Trust.”

Peter Chapman, NNUH’s Medical Director said: “I am very pleased to have been appointed to the role.  It is a privilege to work here as part of a team which is so dedicated to the quality of care that we provide to our patients.   I see fantastic examples of our high quality care across our departments every day and a real commitment to research and the development of innovative treatments for our patients. “


Friday 1st of July 2016 10:42:37 AM