IMG_0369.JPGKate joined the NHS in 2000 as an NHS General Management Trainee. Since that time she has held a variety of roles including as a commissioner of adult and emergency services in Manchester and as an Operational Manager at Pennine Acute NHS Hospitals. Kate moved to East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust in 2008 and during her 13 years here has been the Head of Contracting, Associate Director of Service Development and more latterly the Associate Director of Improvement. Kate is a local resident and is passionate about living and working in East Lancashire.