OBE awarded to CMFT Chairman, Steve Mycio
Trust is delighted with the news that its Chairman,
Steve Mycio, has been awarded an OBE in the 2016 Queen's Birthday
Honours, for voluntary and charitable services to Health and
Wellbeing in Manchester.
Steve has been a key figure in the city in developing and
implementing plans to improve the health and wellbeing of the
diverse communities across Manchester over the past 25 years.
His knowledge of the challenges facing the wider health economy has
underpinned Steve's outstanding contribution. Steve
established within Manchester City Council the Joint Health Unit, a
collaboration with the local Primary Care Trust, one of the first
such ventures in the country.
Steve has always been at the forefront in his unique career
during his time as Deputy Chief Executive of Manchester City
Council and as Chief Executive of the Police & Crime
Commissioner's Office and, most notably, recently leading work on
Manchester's Health & Social Care Plan (the Locality Plan) to
ensure that we deliver the best care to patients and citizens
across the city and beyond.
Sir Michael Deegan, Chief Executive of CMFT, said: "Steve
has been an inspiration to our Board and other partners in driving
forward our ambition to improve the lives of the people of
Steve Mycio said: "I consider it a privilege to be
Chairman of CMFT, a leading NHS organisation serving the people of
Greater Manchester, and I would want this honour to reflect the
hard work and dedication of all our staff."
Steve, who is a born and bred Mancunian, took up post as
Chairman of Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation
Trust in January 2015.
Prior to becoming Chairman, Steve was a Non-Executive Director
of CMFT for five years and Board champion for equality, diversity
and inclusion. He has held a number of senior public service
positions in Manchester throughout his career, including Deputy
Chief Executive (Performance and Inclusion) and Deputy Chief
Executive (Regeneration) of Manchester City Council. He
was also interim Chief Executive at the office of the Police and
He has been involved in a number of voluntary activities
including being a Governor of Manchester Health Academy and a Board
Member of Manchester United Foundation Charity. He has also
been a very active member of the community, raising money for
charity in his spare time.
Note to Editors
Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation
Trust is a leading provider of specialist healthcare services
in Manchester, treating more than a million patients every year.
Its seven specialist hospitals (Manchester Royal Infirmary, Saint
Mary's Hospital, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Manchester
Royal Eye Hospital, University Dental Hospital of Manchester,
Trafford General and Altrincham Hospitals) and community services
are home to hundreds of world class clinicians and academic staff
committed to finding patients the best care and treatments.
For more information, go to www.cmft.nhs.uk.