Skilled clinician with significant experience in delivering local health services.
Richard joined Procare in February 2020. As the Director of Compliance, he is responsible for making sure that the organisation develops and maintains good corporate and clinical governance.
Richard started his career as a Nurse, and worked primarily in the field of HIV. He then moved into governance and operations roles, and led a varied career, managing nursing teams, acting as deputy divisional director at St Thomas’ hospital and working to integrate community services in Lambeth and Southwark. He was also a member of the South East London Sexual Health Modernisation initiative which integrated sexual health and family planning services.
Richard moved into community services, and served for just over seven years as Chief Operating Officer on the Board of Sussex Community NHS Trust, working as part of the Board Team which led the authorisation of the Trust as an NHS Foundation Trust. Whilst in Sussex Richard led on a number of organisational and system improvement programmes including the evolution of population based integrated services. Richard also established and acted as executive sponsor of the Trust’s LGBTQ network.
Richard is passionate about the development of integrated services and supporting the equality and diversity agenda. In his spare time Richard can most often be found sailing off the south coast…as long as the wind isn’t too strong!