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Trust appoints substantive Executive Medical Director

1 June 2018

Fionna MooreWith more than 40 years’ experience in the NHS, South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to announce that Dr Fionna Moore is to take up the substantive role of Executive Medical Director.

Following a recruitment and selection process, Fionna, who has been undertaking the role of the Trust’s medical director on an interim basis since March 2017, takes up substantive position with immediate effect.

Fionna has a wealth of experience in emergency care and the ambulance sector having spent many years with London Ambulance Service as Medical Director and latterly, as Chief Executive. She has also been an A&E consultant for 30 years.

The Trust’s Chief Executive, Daren Mochrie said: "I am delighted that Fionna is joining the team substantively. Fionna’s appointment means we now have a full, substantive executive team in place – a significant step forwards for the Trust.

"We have greatly benefited from Fionna’s extensive knowledge and experience since she joined the Trust on an interim basis in March of last year.

"As a clinical leader, Fionna knows the Trust very well and has a strong understanding of what we need to do as an organisation moving forward. I have full confidence that her rigorous approach will enable us to build on the improvements already made and continue to make moving forward."

Fionna said: "I have enjoyed working with the Trust during this interim period. It has been both rewarding and challenging. I am proud of the staff’s commitment to support the necessary changes that we have had to make in recent times to ensure that we deliver a safe and quality service to our patients.

"I very much look forward to continuing in this work. The care we provide in the prehospital environment is changing and the demands on our sector are growing. Therefore, it is important that we provide our staff with the tools and skills to deliver excellent care. This is something that is very much a key area of focus for us as we move forward."

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