Patrick has extensive senior-level NHS experience across both hospital and community services, and a strong track record of working with clinicians, service users and commissioners across health and care, to drive service transformation and continuous quality improvement.
As the Care Trust’s Chief Operating Officer, he has been instrumental in implementing a new approach to ensuring continuous quality improvement across the Trust, called the Care Trust Way.
He has also played a leading role in integrated care partnerships, working collaboratively with partners to jointly develop and deliver new services.
Prior to joining our Trust, Patrick was Director of Operations at Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV) where he had both strategic and operational responsibility for mental health and learning disability services across York and Selby.
Patrick’s early career included roles at Humber NHS Foundation Trust where he was a Clinical Nurse specialist and Manager of the Department of Psychological Medicine and Crisis Services, and then Head of the Trust’s Forensic Offender Health and Addiction services.
Patrick was interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) until Therese Patten, our current CEO started her role on 21 September.