Board role for former health chief
Date published: 15 March 2013
THE former chief executive of NHS Oldham primary care trust has been appointed to the board that runs the Royal Oldham Hospital.
Shauna Dixon MBE has been named as a non-executive director of the Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs four hospitals in Greater Manchester.
Mrs Dixon, from Heywood, will remain a board member until 2017.
John Jesky, chairman of Pennine Acute, said: “I am delighted to welcome Shauna. Non-executive directors play an important role in advising and holding to account the work of the trust and its management. Shauna has an excellent background in healthcare
“The wealth of experience she brings will be invaluable to this trust.”
Mrs Dixon replaces Councillor Tim Pickstone, whose term in office ended in December.
All non-executive directors of all NHS Trusts are paid £6,096 a year.
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