Community Medical Director appointed

Posted: November 22 2016

A new Medical Director has been appointed at Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust.

Community Medical Director appointed

John Omany, Medical Director at Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust.

John Omany joins the Trust with a wealth of experience in community and acute healthcare, having previously worked as a Medical Director in a number of organisations including NHS England.

His extensive leadership skills and delivery on strategic objectives at national, regional and local levels will be an asset to the organisation.

John is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine with a strong focus on patient care. He believes that community services working collaboratively and in partnership with other stakeholders offers the best chance of addressing some of the challenges in healthcare delivery today. 

He said: “I am delighted to start this new role and embrace the challenges of delivering community based services across Hertfordshire.

“I pride myself on being a caring, passionate, enthusiastic clinician and I am constantly striving to improve the quality of care for patients and their families. I look forward to contributing to the Trust’s strategy.”

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT) provides services across the county and in West Essex, in people's homes, community settings and in its community hospitals.

David Law, Chief Executive at HCT, said: “John will provide a real drive around the development of our services, continuing to improve our working relationships with general practice and leadership of our medical staff. 

“I am greatly looking forward to working with him and having him as a member of the Executive Team and Board.”

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