New medical director announced for Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


19-03-2008

Associate medical director and neonatal intensivist Dr Jag Ahluwalia has been appointed to the position of medical director for the Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Jag will start his new role on 1 April taking over from Dr Robert Winter who recently accepted the post of medical director for the East of England Strategic Health Authority.

Speaking of the announcement, chairman Dr Mary Archer said: “Jag has already established himself as a highly regarded leader within the Trust and clearly has the confidence and respect of his clinical colleagues. We are delighted to welcome Jag to the medical director role and look forward to his continuing Robert Winter’s excellent work. Jag will be instrumental in delivering improved patient safety and effective patient care, and tackling healthcare acquired infections.”

Following the news of his successful appointment, Jag said: “I feel extremely privileged to be offered the position of medical director in this great hospital and am very grateful for all of the support and encouragement I have received from colleagues. I would like to pay particular tribute to Dr Winter for his tremendous achievements in this role over the past six years; he has left us with a very strong legacy of excellence. I look forward to being a part of the superb team at Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie and am confident that together we can build an even greater hospital for our patients, our staff, and our wider community.”

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