By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

Your browser seems to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser.

Close

Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Close

Former nurse and leading mental health boss to step down

Lisa Rodrigues, chief executive of the Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust, has announced that she plans to retire next year.

Ms Rodrigues, a nurse by training, has been chief executive of the Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust since it was formed in April 2006. She will leave her role in August 2014 at the age of 59.

Ms Rodrigues, who received a CBE in 2012, said it would be the right time for her to retire next year after seeing through a major change programme called Operation Sunlight.

She said one of the biggest challenges still facing mental health was the disparity between it and the acute sector. “Commissioners are still operating totally separate budgets when we need to really be commissioning these services all as one,” she said.

Are you able to Speak Out Safely? Sign our petition to put pressure on your trust to support an open and transparent NHS.

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment.

Related Jobs

Sign in to see the latest jobs relevant to you!

newsletterpromo