Judith has worked in healthcare services for over 35 years. Starting her career as a nurse and working in clinical practice for twenty years, Judith moved to operational management in 2005 and has led teams within specialist, acute and community services.
Judith became a Board Director in 2011 when she joined Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust as the Chief Operating Officer, the highlight being the design, delivery and move to the new Children’s Hospital in the Park. Judith joined the team leading the support to the Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust in 2016, and along with Salford Royal Foundation Trust, a new hospital Group was created. Judith is the Chief Delivery Officer on the Board of Directors, a role she has occupied since 2017.
Judith’s clinical and operational experience is underpinned by a strong commitment to both clients and staff, ensuring they are at the centre of quality improvement and tackling inequalities.
Judith was elected to the board in 2022.