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New Non-Executive Director Joins the Trust

Posted on Tuesday 3rd September 2013

Gina Tiller - New Non-Executive Director

The NHS Trust Development Authority (NHS TDA) has confirmed the appointment of Gina Tiller as a Non-Executive Director of North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust.

Gina is a former qualified nurse, research officer and has been a visiting lecturer at Northumbria University for 13 years, teaching trade union studies and industrial relations. She was a recent Chair of the NHS North of Tyne PCT cluster and prior to this Chair of Newcastle PCT (2001-11).

Since 2003 Gina has been a Lay Member of the Independent Reconfiguration Panel, which gives advice to the Secretary of State for Health on contested service reconfigurations referred by Local Authority Scrutiny Committees. She is currently Honorary Vice President of Age UK Newcastle (since 2009). Gina has broad experience of the NHS, having worked within the service, represented patients and, in recent years, as someone with a disability, as a user of local health services.

Non-executive appointments to NHS Trusts made by the NHS TDA are subject to the Code of Practice of the Commissioner for Public Appointments.

Gina has been appointed from 13 August 2013 until 12 August 2015 and is entitled to receive a remuneration of £6,157 per annum.