From healthcare assistant to chief executive: what I have learned
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From healthcare assistant to chief executive: what I have learned

Lynne Pearce Health journalist

Jane Padmore developed her own leadership style based on good and bad experiences in her career, after starting out in a caring role and progressing to trust management

Becoming chief executive of a healthcare organisation was never on Jane Padmore’s agenda. ‘I hadn’t even planned to be a chief nurse,’ says Dr Padmore, right, who was appointed to the top job at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust in January 2022.

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