Joe Smyth

Mr Joe Smyth

Chief Operating Officer, Isle of Wight NHS Trust

Joe has worked at the Isle of Wight NHS Trust for the past 2.5 years as Chief Operating officer for Acute and Ambulance Services. In January 2022 Joe also assumed responsibility for Estates and Facilities.

Prior to working on the IOW, Joe spent 7 years as Chief Operating Officer at Hillingdon Hospitals in London and was part of the leadership team that transformed the integration of services across the borough.

Joe has over 25 years experience in the NHS, most of this spent in London where he worked for a number of teaching Trusts including Great Ormond Street, Royal Free and Imperial Hospitals) he also spent 3 years working for Bournemouth Hospitals. He has a long history of delivering innovative solutions to improve services for patients. Most recently Joe led the IOW team in conjunction with Medefer, to deliver an award winning virtual hospital solution to reduce elective waiting times.