Therese Patten – Chief Executive
Therese has extensive NHS Board level experience, working across community, mental health, acute and specialist healthcare in the NHS.
She joined our Trust from Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust, where she was Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Strategy.
Therese joined Southport and Ormskirk from Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in 2016, and previously worked at 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Liverpool Community Health. She also spent a short period working in the private sector with GP provider companies.
Before joining the NHS in 1999, Therese spent nine years working in health development in Zimbabwe, Somaliland and Pakistan.
In July 21 Therese was pleased to be elected to sit as a Trustee on the Board of NHS Providers where she represents the interests of mental health Trusts.