Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust has appointed a new non-executive director.

Anne-Marie Dean has a background in health services and capital planning and is currently chairman of Healthwatch Havering.

She spent eight years working with construction company Carillion and has over 25 years experience in the NHS, including roles as chief executive in the acute sector and director of strategy within a primary care trust.

Angela Mcnab, the trust’s chief executive, said: “We are thrilled to have someone with Anne’s passion and ability on board. She has an exceptional track record and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Trust.”