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Julia Bridgewater

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  • Julia joined the NHS Graduate Training Scheme in 1984 after completing a degree in Theology at The University of Manchester.
  • She has spent the majority of her career in the acute sector in the West Midlands, in various roles, including managing Surgery, Orthopaedics, Business Planning and Service Development.
  • Julia was appointed as Chief Executive at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust (UHNS) in 2007 where she guided the hospital through a period of Turnaround. UHNS was successful in having approved a £400 million PFI Scheme in May 2007 and services were transferred to the single site development in 2012.
  • Julia moved to lead Shropshire Community Trust for a period of six months before joining Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in September 2013.