New Chief Nurse announcement

Following a competitive recruitment process, Britta Klinck has been appointed to the role of Chief Nursing Officer for the Trust.

New Chief Nurse announcement

Britta became Deputy Director of Nursing for Mental Health in 2018, and was promoted to her current role in 2021 as the sole deputy to Marie Crofts who leaves us in December.

Britta has worked at Oxford Health for 30 years, joining initially as a Healthcare Assistant before qualifying as a Registered Mental Health Nurse in 1994. From here she progressed through Team Manager and Service Manager roles to Head of Nursing for Mental Health in 2015.

Britta said:

“I’m delighted to be appointed to this important role, representing our fantastic and dedicated workforce, providing care for patients and their families in all the various areas of the Trust. I look forward to working alongside colleagues to ensure patient experience, quality and outcomes remains central to everything that we do.”

Grant Macdonald, Chief Executive, said:

“Britta was an outstanding candidate in an impressive field of fellow nursing professionals from across the south of England. Her journey from healthcare assistant to Board director is a terrific example of how we can grow and develop people through the career pathways that we offer. I’m very much looking forward to her joining the Executive team.”

Subject to the usual checks, Britta will take up her post in December.

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Published: 28 November 2023