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Our Chief Executive’s Blog

Gavin Boyle Gavin Boyle is Chief Executive of University Hospitals Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

“Working in the NHS is a huge privilege; there are few walks of life where it is possible to make such a positive impact on people’s lives. It’s an institution I love and which I think distinguishes us as a nation and as a civilised society. I also believe that we have a responsibility to safeguard it for future generations.

My priorities are delivering the best possible patient care, enabling our people to play their part, working in partnership and being sustainable in improving the care for our community.

Cá độ bóng đáI hope you’ll enjoy reading my regular blog and finding out more about the work of the Trust.

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Chief Executive’s Blog

Friday 8 January 2021 - CEO's Blog

The first week in January is always a tough one as anyone who works in an acute hospital will know. But this year it feels even tougher with the combination of Covid-19 and the usual winter pressures as well.

Thursday 31 December 2020 - CEO's Blog

Cá độ bóng đáMy New Year blogs down the years have tended to be a run through of as much good news as I could possibly include from the past 12 months. To be honest, I don’t see why a global pandemic should change that but inevitably, this year Covid-19 features large. So, here goes:

Friday 18 December 2020 - CEO's Blog

Christmas is usually a brilliant time to work in hospitals – we like to have a bit of fun and my particular highlight is the Ward and Department Christmas decoration competition – this often swings between the tasteful and creative all the way to the quite frankly bizarre! However this year is different.

Friday 4 December 2020 - Deputy CEO's blog

Gavin has taken a couple of days of leave, so blog duties have passed to me again. He does seem to choose his weeks to have off, given the Covid-19 vaccine announcement this week, but I’m taking that as a sign of his confidence in my blog writing abilities!

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