Following the departure of Ms Jenni Ord, Chair of Dudley Group Foundation Trust, Dame Yve Buckland, Chair of The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital has been asked by NHS Improvement to support the Trust
in an interim capacity.
Dudley has appointed Dame Yve Buckland as interim chair for the next six months. She will share her expertise and support development at the Trust. This is an interim arrangement and Dame Yve will continue in her capacity as Chair of The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital.
In her capacity as Chair of the Trust Board Dame Yve has supported The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in the many improvements which have taken place here over the last two years and the close working arrangements which have been developed with the STP. It is this expertise and leadership she will offer at Dudley to ensure they progress towards the next phase of their development