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Nick Hulme

Chief executive

Nick Hulme has worked in the NHS for more than 30 years. He has an outstanding record of achievement in operational management and leadership in large, complex London acute trusts.

Nick successfully brought together community and hospital-based care in his previous role as chief executive of Croydon Health Services NHS Trust. He has worked in health and social care throughout his career. His first management role was in sexual health services before being appointed to senior leadership roles in operational and general management.

Nick was appointed as chief executive at Ipswich hospital in January 2013 and in May 2016 became chief executive of Colchester hospital. He is also leading the Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) for east and west Suffolk and north east Essex. STPs outline how health and social care organisations will continue to work together to sustain and transform services over the next five years.