Medical Director

Harvey Nash
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
28 Jan 2019
07 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust (SaTH) is the main provider of acute hospital services for almost half a million people in Shropshire, Telford &Wrekin and Mid Wales. Employing 6,000 staff across two sites,  Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) in Shrewsbury, the Trust offers scale and complexity. The Trust provides a wide range of acute medical services in addition to emergency, cancer, critical care and elective services together with a range of consultant-led outreach clinics. It is also an undergraduate teaching hospital through its partnership with Keele University and has a vibrant reputation for post graduate training with research being a key feature in many clinical departments. 

The Trust is at a critical point in its improvement journey as it moves the implementation phases of its clinical strategy, Future Fit, which will deliver a £312m investment into SaTH’s health system to enable the strategic changes required to deliver high quality and sustainable services.

Key to this journey will be the leadership contribution from the Trust’s new Medical Director. Working in close cooperation with Executive Team colleagues, the Medical Director will lead the Trust’s committed and talented medical workforce providing vision, support, constructive advice and challenge to enable the organisation to transform and strengthen our ability to deliver high quality and patient-centric care. Working in partnership with Virginia Mason Institute, the Trust is establishing a new continuous improvement culture and supporting engagement and change across its clinical workforce. To succeed in this role you will be a dynamic, innovative and a values-based leader, capable of building relationships and commitment. You will have exceptional influencing and engagement skills, a visible commitment to quality and driven by a strong focus on improvement and innovation. The successful candidate will be an exceptional leader who will have the courage, drive and ambition to support our organisation to be an outstanding provider of care.

For further information please visit or for a confidential discussion call Frank McKenna, Managing Director Global Healthcare Practice at Harvey Nash on +44 (0)20 7333 1577 or Anita Denton, Lead Researcher on +44 (0) 7725 554802.

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