Closer Healthcare is delighted to announce the appointment of John Barber who has taken up the role of Chairman following changes to the Board. John has held a number of senior executive director positions in the NHS before his retirement in 2013. He held the position of Chief Finance Officer at Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals between 2006 and 2013. David Watt who held the position previous will be taking up an new role within the Closer Healthcare.
Closer Healthcare is in the process of converting to a Community Interest Company (CIC). We will use profits to invest in initiatives that will improve community based healthcare services. Further details will be provided once the application process has been approved.
Closer Healthcare Ltd are are now providing the medical ward cover at Withernsea Community Hospital.
We are delighted to provide this support to the community ward in Withernsea. Care in the community hospitals is a vital component to the overall health community, supporting early discharge from acute settings, or providing continuing care to those not yet ready to be discharged home.
Closer Healthcare is holding a marketing event at Norwood House aimed at local commissioners and healthcare providers to showcase the services provided and share our vision and values. If you would like further information on this event, or secure a place, please contact us.
Closer Healthcare has recently partnered with Humber NHS FT supporting activity undertaken at Beverley Community Hospital. This contract commenced in July 2013 and whilst this is a relatively small step in contractual terms, it is the start of a partnership arrangement that is expected to grow and flourish.