Barchester appoints Director of Quality and Clinical Governance

Barchester Healthcare is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Trish Morris-Thompson to the newly created role of Director of Quality and Clinical Governance.Trish is highly qualified, with more than 30 years’ experience working in the NHS. Prior to accepting the position with the multi-award-winning national care provider Trish was seconded to the Care Quality Commission. She brings with her immense professional experience and a record of achievement and innovation, together with an extensive knowledge of the health quality agenda and the expectations of care-related regulated bodies.Mike Parsons, Founder and Chief Executive of Barchester Healthcare, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Trish on board to oversee three teams: Quality and Care, Regulation and Health and Safety.“With the face of Social Care changing rapidly over the last couple of years and with more change to come, our focus is on continuing to drive quality of care and clinical excellence throughout the company, developing integrated, innovative solutions responding to local needs. Trish will play a major role in influencing these developments”.