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Kathy McLean OBE

Kathy McLean OBE

The former medical director of NHS Improvement, Dr Kathy McLean, has joined Barts Health NHS Trust as a non-executive director.

Dr McLean will chair the quality assurance committee of the Trust Board and oversee the quality governance arrangements that ensure clear accountability from ward to board in all five hospitals in the group.

Dr McLean’s work has focused on improving quality by building in clinical leadership and expertise across the NHS. Prior to NHS Improvement, Dr McLean was the Medical Director at the NHS Trust Development Authority and the Clinical Transitions Director working with Sir Bruce Keogh building the NHS Commissioning Board, now NHS England.

She is also currently Chair of University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.