Jo Williams

Interim Chief Operating Officer


Jo joined the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in June 2017 on secondment from University Hospitals Birmingham NHSFT, where she was Deputy Chief Operating Officer for 3 years and most recently Deputy Director of Partnership for the STP (Sustainability and Transformation Partnership). Her role is to ensure that our clinical divisions deliver their operational plans, and that they have the right resources in place to achieve them. As Chief Operating Officer, Jo has the responsibility of keeping our hospital running on a day to day basis by making sure that the organisation is aligned to deliver our vision. She has worked in a variety of senior operational roles in several acute trusts’ including (UHSM) Wythenshawe Hospital and Chesterfield Royal Hospital delivering and leading service transformation projects. As well as 14 years in operational management, she also worked in procurement in the NHS, as a capital buyer for Nuffield Hospitals and for a global manufacturer/supplier.