Louise Robson has recently retired from the NHS after over 36 years, 25 of which have been on Boards of NHS organisations and is now working as a Non Executive Director at Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital FT and as an Independent Consultant, leading Collaborative Development Programmes.
Most recently, Louise was Chief Executive Lead for Provider Collaboration across the North of England, working with 7 Integrated Care Systems; 15 Provider Collaboratives and over 70 Trusts.
Louise was Chief Executive at Stockport NHS FT, leading a challenging improvment agenda, and was Acting Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Executive at The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS FT; rated as one of the most successful Trusts internationally and, along with Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital FT, one of few to achieve 'outstanding' ratings at CQC inspections for several years.
She was previously Deputy Chief Executive/Chief Operating Officer for 3 former Primary Care Trusts, with a single Executive team, commissioning services for 750,000 population. A clinician by background, Louise has worked in senior roles at successful Trusts in the North East, as well as the former Northern & Yorkshire NHS Executive and Department of Health & Social Care.