Published on: 30th October 2019

dominic-dodd-2.jpgNHS England / NHS Improvement is pleased to announce the appointment of Dominic Dodd as Chair of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust from 1 November 2019 to 31 October 2023.

This appointment in London sees Dominic continue in his current separate role as Chair of The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Sir David Sloman, Regional Director of the NHS in London said:
“Dominic will bring invaluable experience to the role of Chair at RNOH, providing a vital contribution in support of the Trust’s important work.”

Dominic is a director of UCLPartners, Europe’s largest academic health science system, and trustee of The King’s Fund.

Rob Hurd, Chief Executive of Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, said:
“I am extremely proud and excited that the RNOH has attracted a chair of Dominic’s calibre. This appointment is good news for the RNOH, our patients and our staff. It will help the RNOH enhance our status as a leading national and international centre of excellence and continue the journey to get the most out of working in partnership across the North London Partners NHS community. I would like to thank Joe Carlebach for holding the reigns as the acting chair during the transition to our new chair.”

Dominic Dodd said:
“I’m delighted to be joining Rob Hurd and the team at the RNOH. It has a reputation for outstanding tertiary services and research and for being a pioneer in sharing best practices across the NHS. I look forward to working with everyone at the Trust and with our partners in the NHS to build the RNOH’s future as a world-leader in the field.”