26 September 2019
Chair re-appointed at AWP Mental Health NHS Trust
Charlotte Hitchings has been re-appointed for a second term as
the Chair of Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS
Charlotte has been the Chair of AWP since November
Trust Chief Executive, Dominic Hardisty, said: "I am delighted
that Charlotte has been re-appointed as Chair for our Trust.
In the short time I have been Chief Executive at AWP I have seen
first-hand what a great ambassador and champion of mental health
she is. Charlotte is a committed and determined leader and I
am looking forward to working with her to constantly improve the
care AWP provides to our patients and their carers."
Charlotte said: "I am absolutely delighted to be re-appointed as
Chair of AWP. I am proud to be leading the Board of an
organisation that has such dedicated, kind, caring and hardworking
staff who work tirelessly for our patients.
I am looking forward to working closely with our new leadership
team to help the Trust move forward in the coming years. We
will ensure that patients and carers are at the centre of what we
do and that staff are enabled to make a real difference in the care
Charlotte's second term of office will run from 7 November 2019
to 6 November 2022. The re-appointment is made by NHS
Improvement using their powers delegated by the Secretary of State