Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Chief Executive Lesley Watts wins prestigious HSJ CEO of the Year award

22 November 2018


Judges awarded Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Chief Executive, and one of our valued trustees, Lesley Watts the prestigious CEO of the Year award at the HSJ Awards 2018 ceremony in Mayfair last night.

Judges commented: "Lesley showed truly outstanding, engaging and sensitive leadership of the Trust and her work with partner organisations to deliver improved performance and patient outcomes. "She is direct, honest and empathetic, providing an inspiring way forward in challenging circumstances by listening to staff, patients and partner organisations to build a shared view of the future.

"Her personal example shows not just her skill in leading a large and complex trust in a dynamic and challenging environment but her day-to-day work 'at the coal face' shows to everyone the strength and depth of her commitment to patients and colleagues."

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We are also extremely proud to annouce that 56 Dean Street won the HSJ award for Best Patient Digital Participation for their pioneering digital PRIME service which is making great leaps in reducing HIV transmission rates.

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