Neil Carr OBE

Neil Carr OBE@NHS from 28/10/19 to 1/11/19

Twitter handle: @NeilCarrMPFT

Patient/Carer or NHS Staff:  Staff

Condition or job title: CEO

Place of treatment/care or workplace: Chief Executive of Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust

Neil Carr joined South Staffordshire Healthcare NHS Trust at its inception in 2001 and became its Chief Executive Officer in 2007.

A nurse by background with significant interest in strategic and transformational leadership and mental health strategy. Instrumental in delivering one of the first mental health foundation trusts and in 2007 led the first successful acquisition to create South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT).

Neil is a keen advocate of innovative partnerships and using foundation trust freedoms. Neil was awarded the OBE for services to healthcare and holds an Honorary Doctorate for his contribution to leadership in health care.

In April 2010 he was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal College of Nursing in recognition of an exceptional contribution to leadership.

In July 2017 Neil commenced as Chief Executive at Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership NHS Trust (SSoTP) in addition to his substantive role within SSSFT.

On 1 June 2018 Neil became Chief Executive of Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT), an organisation created by the merger (by acquisition) of SSoTP by SSSFT.