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60 seconds with trust chief executive Jacqueline Docherty

Take opportunities as they come and be kind to people along the way, says Jacqueline Docherty. 
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Take opportunities as they come and be kind to people along the way, says Jacqueline Docherty

North West Healthcare NHS Trust chief executive Jacqueline Docherty has held a variety of clinical and managerial posts during a nursing career that has spanned more than 40 years, including theatre sister, senior nurse for acute services, executive director of nursing and acting chief executive at London’s King’s College Hospital. She was appointed chief executive at West Middlesex University Hospital in 2009, and has been in her current role since April 2015. In 2004, Ms Docherty was awarded a CBE for services to nursing and the NHS.

What are your main work responsibilities? I see myself as conductor of the orchestra, leading the executive team to deliver for our patients.

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