Chief Information Officer appointed at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
After a nationwide recruitment search, Anthony Lundrigan has been appointed to the role of Chief Information Officer at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
As Chief Information Officer (CIO), Anthony will be the senior accountable officer for information management and technology at board level at NNUH, and will hold corporate responsibility for the performance, quality and integration of the hospital’s Informatics services, including clinical and business information systems. He will also hold a leadership responsibility across the wider area in support of the NNUH Chief Executive, Mark Davies, who leads on Information Management and Technology across the Norfolk and Waveney Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP).
Anthony is currently CIO at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust and has 18 years’ experience working within healthcare information technology nationally and internationally the latter 12 of those in the NHS. He is currently the CIO at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust.
Mark Davies, Chief Executive of NNUH said: “I am delighted that Anthony will be joining us as our Chief Information Officer. His range of experience in Information Management and Technology in the NHS and internationally will be a great boost to the Trust, the wider county health system and the people of Norfolk. We coped really well with the recent cyber attack but we are not complacent and therefore it is a good time for us to be substantially strengthening our expertise in this area “
Antek Lejk, who is the chief officer for South Norfolk and North Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Groups, and executive lead for the Norfolk and Waveney Sustainability and Transformation Plan, said: “I am very pleased to welcome Anthony to his new role. He brings experience and knowledge which will support the STP to provide better care, better integration and better value in health and care services for the people of Norfolk and Waveney,”
Anthony Lundrigan, who will join the Trust early in 2018, said: “I am delighted to be joining Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals. I am very much looking forward to working with the teams in the further development and delivery of excellence in health informatics at the Trust and the wider health system in support the Norfolk and Waveney Sustainability and Transformation Plan.”