NHS Trust Development
Authority appointment new Non Executive Director of NWAS
THE NHS Trust Development Authority
(NHS TDA) has confirmed the appointment of Richard Groome as Non Executive
Director of North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust. Richard Groome is a
Chartered Engineer and member of the Royal Society of Public Health. Living in
Shropshire, Richard has extensive business and family connections in our area
and has been heavily involved with major public infrastructure projects like
Alder Hey and North Staffs Hospitals, Manchester Waste, GMPA, Oldham Housing and
Manchester street lighting.
Previously a Non Executive director with the Shropshire Heath Authority, he has
also worked with West Midlands Ambulance Services (WMAS).
Chairman for North West Ambulance Service, Wyn
Dignan comments:- "We're delighted to welcome Richard Groome to the
Service and are confident that he will be a positive addition to the Trust
Board. Richard has a wealth of experience within the healthcare and public
sectors, and this will be invaluable to the Trust, particularly his previous
work with our ambulance colleagues in West Midlands."
Non executive appointments to NHS Trusts made by the NHS TDA are subject to the
Code of Practice of the Commissioner for Public Appointments.
Richard Groome has been appointed from 6
August 2015, until 5 August 2017, and is entitled to receive a remuneration of
£6,157 per annum. He has declared no political activity in the last 5 years.