Kevin McNamara was appointed Chief Executive of Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust at the end of March 2020, having acted up into this role since June 2019.
He has worked for the NHS since 2003, joined the Trust in 2009, and was appointed as Director of Strategy and Community Services in 2013.
During this time, Kevin has overseen the Trust move from being a stand-alone secondary care provider to an integrated provider, managing adult community health services along with the Great Western Hospital.
As Chief Executive, Kevin led the Trust’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
He is committed to increasing the quality of care provided to patients, integrating services where possible to provide a better patient experience, and ensuring staff are well-supported and recognised for their efforts.
Kevin will take up his new post as Chief Executive of Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in January 2023.