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Dudley Integrated Health and Care NHS Trust Chair Reappointed

Harry Turner Dudley Integrated Health and Care NHS Trust is delighted to announce the reappointment of Harry Turner who will serve another term as Chair of the Board.

The reappointment was recently offered by NHS Improvement, who work to improve care for patients and provide leadership and support to the wider NHS. The term will run from April 2022 until March 2024.

Harry is an experienced Board Chair and will continue to bring a wealth of knowledge to Dudley Integrated Health and Care NHS Trust, gained from the public, private and voluntary sectors.

Harry has previously been Chair of Worcestershire Acute NHS Trust, Chair of the John Taylor Hospice and Chair for Dudley and Walsall Mental Health NHS Trust. He is additionally Chair of Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital Foundation Trust. He has also worked as an Operations Director in the hotel industry and serves as a Justice of the Peace in Worcestershire Courts which he has done for over a decade.

Harry has been Chair of Dudley Integrated Health and Care NHS Trust for the last two years and has been a fundamental part of its development. During this time, the organisation has grown four-fold and is continuing to grow as it works with system partners to support primary care and the development of an integrated care model for the local population.    

Harry commented:

“I am privileged to have been offered another term as Chair. It is a real honour to lead this amazing, unique organisation.

“A person-centred approach by integrating primary care has always been at the heart of what we do, and I look forward to continuing our mission to implement this further, improving both access to and quality of care for the people of Dudley.

“I am now focussed on leading the organisation into its next chapter. I look forward to further developing our relationship and collaboration with our partners and showing that our model of care is one to be emulated.”

Penny Harris, Chief Executive Officer of Dudley Integrated Health and Care NHS Trust said:

“I am delighted that Harry will remain as Chair of the Board, the experience and leadership he brings is invaluable. His passion for care and the residents of Dudley is clear to see.

“On behalf of the Board, I would like to congratulate Harry and look forward to continuing our work together.”

Harry will undertake his role of Chair of Dudley Integrated Health and Care NHS Trust alongside his role as Chair of the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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