non executive director sue butlerBradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust has announced the reappointment of Dr Sue Butler as a Non-Executive Director on the Trust Board.

Dr Butler has been re-appointed by the Council of Governors for a second term, having been first appointed in May 2012.

Bringing a wealth of experience to her position on the Board, Dr Butler has spent more than 20 years as a general practitioner and a further nine years as a primary care trust medical director.  After retiring from her medical director role, Dr Butler continued her interest in the NHS as a Clinical Commissioning Champion for the Royal College of General Practitioners and as an independent consultant as well as taking up volunteer roles in her local community.

As a Non-Executive Director at the Trust, Dr Butler chairs the Quality and Safety Committee, is a member of the Audit Committee and acts as the Trust’s Whistleblowing Champion with staff.

On her reappointment, Dr Sue Butler said: “I am passionate about quality within the NHS and I am delighted to be re-appointed as a member of the Board and continue in my role as Chair of the Quality and Safety Committee.  It is a privilege to work for the Trust and be part of an organisation that strives to provide high quality services across our diverse communities.”

Michael Smith, Chair said:  “The Trust is delighted to reappoint Dr Sue Butler to the Board. Sue brings extensive clinical knowledge and experience to our organisation, and will continue to provide expertise that is central to helping the Trust achieve its quality objectives and raise standards.”