Our Trust Board heads up a governance structure made up of key committees that provide assurance to the Board about different aspects of our work. Good governance leads to better patient care and allows the Trust Board to demonstrate proper accountability to local people for the safe running of their health service.

Our Trust Board as of May 2024

Crishni Waring, Chair

Angela Hillery, Chief executive

Jean Knight, Managing director/deputy chief executive

Faisal Hussain, Non-executive director and deputy chair

Josie Spencer, Non-executive director

Hetal Parmar, Non-executive director

Prof. Elizabeth Anderson, Non-executive director

Ruth Marchington, Non-executive director and senior independent director

Alexander Carpenter, Non-executive director

Sharon Murphy, Executive director of finance

Dr. Bhanu Chadalavada, Medical director

Dr. Anne Scott, Executive director of nursing, allied health professionals and quality

Kate Dyer, Executive director of governance and risk

Samantha Leak, Executive director of community health services

Tanya Hibbert, Executive director of mental health

Helen Thompson, Executive director of families, young people and children’s services, learning disabilities and autism

Sarah Willis, Executive director of human resources and organisational development

Paul Sheldon, Chief finance officer

David Williams, Executive director of strategy and partnerships


Trust Board meeting dates

Our board of directors (the Trust board) meet six times a year to discuss a wide range of issues. As of November 2023 these meetings are held virtually via Microsoft Teams.
Members of the public are invited to watch via a livestream link which enables questions to be posed on behalf of the local public, service-users, carers, staff and our partners.

The next public Trust Board meeting will be held on:

Tuesday 28 May 2024 from 09:30 – 13:00

Click this link at the above time to watch our Trust Board meeting.

Board papers

Papers will be added prior to the meeting.

If you would like any public Trust Board agendas or papers in an accessible format please email lpt.corporateaffairs@nhs.net and we can send them to you.

Questions for our trust board

The public are able to ask questions relating to matters of business covered on the Trust Board agenda.  Questions should be submitted at least one working day in advance and will be read out at the meeting. For any questions which cannot be responded to at the meeting, a response will be provided as soon as possible afterwards. If you would like to put a question to the Trust Board relating to the business on the agenda, please complete the form below:

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Tuesday 28 May 2024

Tuesday 26 March 2024

Tuesday 30 January 2024


Tuesday 28 November 2023

Tuesday 26 September 2023

Tuesday 25 July 2023

Tuesday 30 May 2023

Tuesday 28 March 2023

Tuesday 31 January 2023


Tuesday 29 November 2022

Tuesday 27 September 2022


Tuesday 26 July 2022

Tuesday 31 May 2022

Tuesday 29 March 2022

Tuesday 25 January 2022


Tuesday 21 December 2021

Tuesday 26 October 2021

Tuesday 31 August 2021

Tuesday 29 June 2021

Tuesday 27 April 2021

Tuesday 2 March 2021


Tuesday 22 December 2020

Tuesday 27 October 2020

January-September 2020


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