WORKFORCE: Ann Radmore has been appointed chief executive of London Ambulance Service.

Currently chief executive of NHS South West London she started her NHS career as a national management trainee and was previously chief executive of NHS Wandsworth.

She said: “I very much look forward to working with the London Ambulance Service to play my part in taking these essential services for Londoners from strength to strength and developing them as part of the integrated care services of the future. 

“I have lived in London all my life and worked in the NHS since 1983 and feel privileged to have the opportunity to work for this crucial, lifesaving service.”

Ms Radmore will replace Peter Bradley who left last month to take up a new role in New Zealand. She is due to take up the role at the end of the year.

Chair Richard Hunt said: “Ann is a highly experienced and successful CEO who will bring not only a wealth of experience but also a very strategic outlook from her various NHS roles, which will help ensure that the Service is at the centre of emergency and urgent care in the capital over the coming years.

“Ann is passionate about patient care and is looking forward to working with the Service to ensure that it continues to play its part in improving care on a pan-London basis.”