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.
He has also played a leading role in integrated care partnerships, working collaboratively with partners to jointly develop and deliver new services.
Patrick started his NHS career as a healthcare assistant. He then joined East Yorkshire Community Mental Health Trust as a community psychiatric nurse before moving to Humber NHS Foundation Trust as 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.
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.