WORFORCE: Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals Foundation Trust has appointed Maureen Baker CBE as a non-executive board director, the trust has announced.  

Dr Baker, who is the clinical director for patient safety at Health and Social Care Information Centre, joined the trust this month.

In her NHS Information Centre role she examines how to use information technology systems to address known patient safety problems within the NHS.

She also works part-time as a GP at a practice based in Lincoln and has worked in health care since 1981.

Trust chairman Rob Hughes said: “Dr Baker’s appointment is great news for our Trust, as she has all the right credentials to help ensure we continue to maintain and improve our patient safety priorities.

“I am very pleased to welcome her to the Trust board of directors. We all look forward to working with her.”