Chief Executive steps down
03 January 2017
Sue Hardy Chief Executive of Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is leaving the Trust has announced today.
Sue said: "It has been a privilege to be Chief Executive of
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust over the last two
years but I now feel it is the right time to step aside and pursue
other opportunities as the Trust moves into a new era.
"This decision is not one I have taken lightly and I am sad to
leave, but also proud of the hard work we have achieved together,
particularly in introducing a clinical leadership structure within
the Trust and making our finances more stable.
"I wish the Trust and all of the wonderful staff who care for
our patients, every success for the future."
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Chairman, Alan
Tobias OBE, said: "Sue has guided the Trust as Chief Executive
through an increasingly challenging and difficult period for the
organisation. She has also been a key driver of the
continuing cross-organisational work to transform the wider health
economy and has shown exceptional commitment to improving the care
we provide to our local community.
"I would like to offer the formal thanks of the board for all
her work on our behalf and we wish her every success for the