Mayflower chief appointed as new NHS director

Murray Macdonald
Murray Macdonald

The chief executive of Boston Mayflower Housing Association has been appointed onto the board that oversees community health services.

Murray Macdonald will be a non-executive director of Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust.

He holds other similar posts already with the Lincolnshire Community Voluntary Service and Speedwell Homes as well as being the Mayflower chief executive, where he is responsible for all operational aspects of the company.

Dr Donald White, Chairman of LCHS, said: “I am pleased to welcome Murray to the organisation and I speak on behalf of the other board members when I say that I am looking forward to working with him.

“Murray’s experience and knowledge will be an asset to our organisation as we continue to work towards achieving Foundation Trust status.”

The community health trust is responsible for services from specialist nurses and therapists to baby care, school nurses and end of life support. It also runs the Phoenix Stop Smoking Service in Boston and sexual health campaigns.

Mr Macdonald has been appointed from June 6, 2013, until June 5, 2017, and is entitled to receive a remuneration of £6,157 per annum.