Joanne Wright

Ms Joanne Wright

Divisional General Manager, Diagnostics & Out-patients Division, Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Jo is Divisional General Manager for Diagnostics and Outpatients at Sherwood Forest Hospitals (SFH) Trust and is programme lead for Outpatient Transformation, chairing the Mid Notts collaboration board with Primary care and system partners to advocate joined up, patient focused approaches to the adoption and embedding of improved workflow processes via virtualisation and continuous improvement of OP service delivery across specialties. In addition to her operational portfolio, Jo co-chairs the Trust’s admin transformation programme, and is very passionate about ensuring all staff are empowered to fulfil their full potential.

Prior to joining SFH Jo has worked as a Divisional General manager leading both surgical and clinical specialist support services, striving to reduce diagnostic bottlenecks, improve utilisation in Operating Theatres and clinics, and tackle health inequalities. She has also worked outside of the NHS as Head of Operations within the Higher Education arena and senior leadership roles in a diverse range of public sector bodies.