New chairman for south east ambulance trust

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A NEW chairman has been appointed to the South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust.

Following a recruitment process and appointment by its council of governors, Richard Foster will join the trust on March 31.

He replaces interim chairman Sir Peter Dixon, who has served for a year.

Mr Foster’s career has seen him serve as chairman, chief executive, trustee, executive director and non-executive director of a variety of public, voluntary and private sector bodies.