Andy joined St Andrew's as Chief Nurse in November 2020.
He has worked in the NHS for almost 40 years, initially qualifying as a Registered Nurse. Andy’s clinical experience has been primarily in services with vulnerable adults and children, and he has particular experience in Mental Health and Community Services, and services for people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour.
Andy has held a number of senior management posts over the past 20 years, in a range of Mental Health, Community and Acute settings. He has also worked at national and regional level with the Department of Health and NHS Improvement, developing work on suicide prevention, workforce development and retention, with particular experience in Patient Safety, Clinical Governance and partnership working in large complex organisations.
Appointed as a Trustee: 1 November 2020.