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Brodie Clark CBE is appointed as the new Chair of LCH and will take up his new role immediately

Brodie ClarkNHS England / NHS Improvement has confirmed the appointment of Brodie Clark CBE as Chair of LCH.   

He has been appointed from 11 August 2020 until 10 August 2022 and will receive remuneration of £30,000 per annum. He has not declared any political activity in the last five years.

Brodie Clark, CBE, who has been the Trust’s Vice Chair for four years, replaces Neil Franklin, OBE, who stepped down in May 2020 after serving a full term of eight years at the Trust.

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust (LCH) is the main provider of community-based healthcare services to the approximately 868,000 people of Leeds.  Some of its specialist care is also provided across Yorkshire and the Humber. The Trust is rated as 'Good' by the Care Quality Commission. It has over 3,000 staff and delivers a wide range of high quality health services to people in their homes, in local clinics, in schools, police custody suites and young offenders’ institutions.

Thea Stein, Chief Executive at LCH said on behalf of the Trust Board: “I am delighted that Brodie is continuing his involvement with LCH. His experience and leadership will be of great value to our organisation as we continue to work in partnership to deliver outstanding health and social care to some of the city’s most vulnerable people during an unprecedented time for the NHS.”

Brodie Clark, Chair said: “I am very pleased to be appointed to this role at LCH. The Trust delivers a high quality of service across Leeds communities and has been exemplary in its response to the Covid crisis. I look forward to supporting the Trust in the next steps of its journey, with its key focus on the different and varied healthcare needs across the city and beyond.

Thea Stein added: “We also want to offer our heartfelt thanks to Neil Franklin for everything he has done in his time as Chair. He has been an enthusiastic and caring leader who has overseen the ongoing transformation of community services across the city– supporting us to achieve services rated as good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). His dedication and commitment will no doubt continue with Brodie’s appointment.”

Non-executive appointments to NHS Trusts are made by NHS England / NHS Improvement and subject to the Governance Code for Public Appointments. NHS England / NHS Improvement ensure that all appointments to NHS trust boards are made in a way that is open, transparent and fair to candidates. 

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