NELFT Trust Board

The NELFT NHS Foundation Trust Board of Directors has 13 voting members. Seven members, including the Chair, are non-executive members. They are appointed by the Council of Governors to provide an independent view to the work of the Board. Six members, including the Chief Executive, are executive members. They are in charge of the day-to-day running of the Trust.

Board meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of every other month in the Boardroom,Trust Head Office, CEME Centre – West Wing, Marsh Way, Rainham, Essex, RM13 8GQ. Board papers are available a week prior to the Board meeting and can be viewed here: Board papers

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Simon Hart

Simon Hart

Simon Hart
Executive Director of People and Culture 

Simon Hart was appointed to the Board in December 2020. He has responsibility for all matters relating to staffing, employment relations, learning and development and organisational culture. Simon joined the NHS in 1994 and has worked in a number of NHS organisations in the acute, mental health and community sectors.

Simon has held HR Director positions since 2006 at Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust and Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust.