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Trust Board

The Trust Board has overall corporate responsibility for the running of the organisation.  The main role of the Trust Board is to guide the overall strategic direction of University Hospitals Bristol Foundation Trust including planning for our current challenges and future priorities - ensuring that we can set and meet our objectives.  

The Board of Directors are responsible for the running and management of the Trust. The group is made up of Directors, including the Chief Executive, who are full time senior staff, plus an independent lay Chair and Non-Executive Directors who hold part-time positions.

The Directors bring expertise from their positions in key areas of the Trust, while the Chair and Non-Executive Directors offer their skills and experience from a wide variety of roles in the community. 

Membership

Name

Board Role

Biography

Jeff Farrar

Chair

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Robert Woolley

Chief Executive

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Dr Mark Smith

Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer

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Matthew Joint

Director of People

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Dr William Oldfield

Medical Director

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Paul Mapson

Director of Finance and Information

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Paula Clarke

Director of Strategy and Transformation

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Carolyn Mills

Chief Nurse

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Jill Youds

Non-Executive Director - Vice Chair

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Julian Dennis

Non-Executive Director - Senior Independent Director and Chair of the Quality and Outcomes Committee              

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Martin Sykes

Non-Executive Director - Chair of the Finance Committee

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David Armstrong             

Non-Executive Director - Chair of the Audit Committee

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Alison Ryan

Non-Executive Director

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John Moore

Non-Executive Director

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Guy Orpen

Non-Executive Director

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Steven West

Non-Executive Director

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Madhu Bhabuta

Non-Executive Director (Designate)

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Governance

The key committees and groups that feed into Board can be seen here. For resources such as the Trust annual report, please visit the key publications section.