In the Fife Herald, 13 March 2015:
In the Courier, 13 March 2015: New man at the helm of NHS Fife
"Paul Hawkins, who has been working with a Welsh health board, will
take up the role as chief executive at the board following the retiral
of interim chief executive Dr Brian Montgomery.
Dr Montgomery has been acting as chief executive since the departure of John Wilson last year.
Hawkins is chief operating officer at Hywel Dda University Health Board
in Wales where he directs an integrated health system made up of four
district general hospitals, general maternity services, mental health
and community services across three counties with a population of
Before that he worked as director of operations for
planned care for Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust, a major
London trust providing acute services for a population of more than
Mr Hawkins, who has an MBA from Ashridge Business
School, has a number of areas of particular interest, including patient
safety, the patient environment and integrated rural health services. ..."
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