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Ruth Brown

Ruth Brown

Ruth Brown

Role: Acting Chief Executive
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Ruth joined Sheffield Children’s as executive director of strategy and operations in 2017, bringing 32 years of NHS experience. In 2019 Ruth was appointed into the post of Deputy Chief Executive at the Trust and she is currently Acting Chief Executive whilst the CEO is away dealing with a personal matter.  She is also a trustee on The Children’s Hospital Charity. Ruth is experienced in leading complex change, promoting improved patient and colleague experience and leading collaborations within and across organisations.

Ruth has led the Trust response to the COVID-19 pandemic over the last year, working to ensure compassionate, appropriate and timely response to the challenges facing families, colleagues and the Trust as a whole. This includes creating opportunities for mutual aid with other healthcare partners, which helped support the care and treatment of children and young people from across the region and beyond.  

She is responsible for the internal running of the Trust in her role as Deputy Chief Executive. Her executive portfolio includes operational performance and activity of services as well as the development of the Trust’s strategic direction. She works closely with colleagues on the Executive Team and with partner organisations to develop the Trust’s role in the Integrated Care System (ICS) across the region and Accountable Care Partnership (ACP) across the city.

Ruth previously held roles as Operations Director at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, where she led the integration of community and acute services for adults and has held a wide range of provider and commissioner roles. 

Board Attendances in 2020/21: 12/12


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