Cash-strapped NHS appoints new interim CEO
Health chiefs in St Helens have appointed a new interim clinical chief executive to head up the cash-strapped organisation.
Professor Sarah O’Brien has been named as the successor to Professor Steve Cox, who stepped down as the St Helens Clinical Commissioning Group’s top officer.
The CCG sparked controversy earlier this year when it announced a proposal to axe non-urgent referrals of patients to local hospitals.
Health bosses performed a u-turn after received a spate of criticism from politicians and doctors leaders.
Prof O’Brien currently holds the position of Chief Nurse at the CCG.
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