Eilish Midlane became Chief Executive Officer at Royal Papworth Hospital in September 2022.

Before joining us in 2017, Eilish came from East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, where she was the Divisional Director of Clinical Support Services.

Prior to that, she trained and practiced as a Biomedical Scientist (a sub-group of Healthcare Scientists) for many years before moving from Pathology to general hospital management in 2008.

She holds a wealth of experience spanning strategy, operational leadership and delivery and hospital and clinical services reconfiguration.

Eilish brings with her considerable expertise in patient safety, clinical governance and service improvement planning.