Dr Peter Carter OBE is to join North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust as interim chair, taking up his post on Wednesday 20 February 2019.
Dr Carter is an experienced health sector leader, having formerly been Chief Executive of Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust for 12 years, followed by Chief Executive of the Royal College of Nursing for nine years.
Dr Carter said: “I’m delighted to be joining North Mid working alongside Maria and the non-executive and executive team.”
Maria Kane, Chief Executive of North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust said: “I’m delighted someone of Peter’s calibre is able to join North Mid to fill the important role of Trust Chair until we are able to appoint to this position on a substantive basis in the summer. He brings our Trust a wealth of skills and experience which will help us forge ahead in delivering our vision of providing outstanding care for local people.”
Dr Carter’s appointment will run from Wednesday 20 February 2019 for a period of four months. He has previously undertaken two interim trust chair roles, at Medway Maritime NHS Foundation Trust and at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust. He will continue to be a non-executive director at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust and work as an independent healthcare consultant, both in the UK and internationally.