Yvonne Christley has been appointed as the Chief Nursing Officer of Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) and will take up her post on 1 May 2024.
Yvonne is currently Chief Nursing Officer at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, having previously been Deputy Chief Nurse at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Professor Meghana Pandit, Chief Executive Officer of OUH, says: “I am delighted that Yvonne will be joining OUH next year. Her experience in nursing leadership, along with developing and embedding strategies for improving the quality of clinical services, will be of great benefit to our staff, our patients and our populations.”
Yvonne Christley adds: “Joining the Oxford University Hospitals team as Chief Nursing Officer is a great privilege, and I eagerly anticipate meeting and working with all colleagues across the organisation.
“As a nurse and a leader, I am deeply committed to maintaining the highest standards of care and creating an environment where excellence, empathy, and innovation can flourish for patients and colleagues. I very much look forward to joining the team.”