STRUCTURE: Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust has appointed a new acting chief executive.

Sue Hitchenor, who has been deputy chief executive for the trust for the past four years, became acting chief executive at the start of April.

Professor David Chiddick, Chair of LPT, said: “We are very fortunate at LPT to have a respected senior colleague, Sue Hitchenor, who can step in as Acting CEO and maintain the high quality of leadership at the Trust. We will begin the substantive appointment process shortly.”