NHS: Non-Foundation Trusts
House of Lords
Baroness Armstrong of Hill Top (Labour)
Earl Howe (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Quality), Health; Conservative)
The Department is not routinely involved with the appointment of chief executives to National Health Service trusts. However, NHS trust chairs are expected to consult and involve the strategic health authority chief executive at all stages of the recruitment, selection and appointment process when appointing a new chief executive.