Our board

Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust merged with Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on 1 April 2021. The new Trust is University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust.

The information on these pages covers the period before 1 April 2021. For information about the trust and its governance after this date, please visit uhsussex.nhs.uk.

The Trust Board oversees the work of our hospitals.

The Board comprises non-executive and executive members. The Chairman and non-executive members are appointed by NHS Improvement on behalf of the Secretary of State for Health. The executive members are appointed by the Nomination and Remuneration Committee of the Board of Directors.

Board meeting dates

Board members

Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals (BSUH) and Western Sussex Hospitals (WSH) agreed a Long Term Arrangement, effective from 1 April 2017, through which WSH provides management support to BSUH. As part of this arrangement, the WSH Chairman, Executive Directors and Non-Executive Directors are also members of the BSUH Board.

Chairman and Chief Executive

Executive Directors

Non-Executive Directors

Declarations of interest

View our directors’ declarations of interests, gifts, hospitality and sponsorship