Our Non-Executive Directors ensure that the Board practice in the best interests of patients and the public. They are essentially critical friends, holding the Board to account by challenging its decisions and outcomes to that they are satisfied that as an organisation we have both financial and operational integrity.
They use their knowledge, skills and experience to help the Board formulate Trust strategies and actively support and promote a healthy organisational culture.
Non-Executive Directors regularly speak with patients and staff, listening to their views, ideas and concerns.
Julia Dutchman-Bailey is an experienced NHS Director with over 18 years of working at board level of which 10 years were as Executive Nurse Director/Chief Nurse and more recently as Non-Executive Director.
She has worked in large scale, regulated, system-wide leadership roles, across the counties of Southern England with corporate budgets over £1bn.
Julia is passionate about supporting individual’s personal development and growth and has successfully undertaken executive coaching and mentoring for over 14 years.
Her roles have included board level accountability for corporate and clinical governance (including patient safety and experience), assurance of adult and children safeguarding systems, developing strategy and, via organisational development programmes, improving workforce culture.