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SWASFT announces the appointment of new Trust Chair

The South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to announce that the Council of Governors has appointed Stephen Otter as the new Chair of the Trust. 

Stephen brings with him a wealth of experience, including as a previous chief constable of Devon and Cornwall and a non-executive director at Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust. He has significant experience in driving cultural change and delivering transformational benefits for organisations. 
We would like to formally thank Gail Bragg for stepping in as Interim Chair for the past six months following former chair Tony Fox’s departure. Gail has done an excellent job moving both the Board and the Trust forward significantly in this time. She will continue to hold the post until a full handover has been completed with Stephen.  
Stephen will start with us in early January 2023 and we look forward to welcoming him to the SWASFT family.

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South Western Ambulance Charity

The South Western Ambulance Charity, founded in 1995, uses gifted monies to benefit those in our communities who use our service and to improve the welfare of the staff and volunteers of the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust. 

Our charitable support covers Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire including Bristol and Swindon.

If you would like to show your appreciation for the care that you or your loved one has received from us in the form of a charitable donation please visit our online giving website: Donate to South Western Ambulance Charity | Give as you Live Donate