Interim Accountable Officer for Greater Nottingham
Sam, a qualified physicist, joined the NHS in 1992 from the private sector. During her career, Sam has held positions in a wide range of disciplines including finance, governance, public health and primary care commissioning as well as senior roles managing community services and leading one of the country’s largest cancer networks.
In her previous role as Executive Director of Strategy and Governance for Nottingham City Primary Care Trust, Sam championed a broad remit, including strategic planning, governance, and safety, with her particular passions being patient engagement, quality and equality.
Now the Interim Accountable Officer for Greater Nottingham, Sam is committed to working with local people to design health services for local people. She applies her knowledge, expertise and vision to help deliver innovative health solutions to our local communities. Her overriding passion is to gather patient experience and stories and use them to make positive changes to the NHS.
Sam is also a keen outdoors enthusiast, enjoying climbing, hiking, skiing, windsurfing, running and indulging in the occasional extreme obstacle course race.