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Dr. Michael van der Watt - Medical Director - WHHT Nhs Ft PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 07 March 2015 10:34

Michael van der Watt

Medical Director/Director of Patient Safety
Michael van der Watt has worked within the Trust for 13 years, as a Consultant Cardiologist in addition to his most recent role as the Divisional Director of Medicine. He initially qualified in Cape Town, South Africa, and specialised in internal medicine at Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town. Michael immigrated to the UK in 1995 to specialise in cardiology, and has developed his particular interests in interventional cardiology, echocardiography, and pacemaker implantation.
Michael was appointed as the Trust's Medical Director in April 2013. His responsibilities will include providing strong management and leadership towards the patients' experience, and maintaining the Trust's commitment to safe and efficient patient care.

Tracey Carter

Chief Nurse & Director of Infection Prevention and Control
Tracey has over 25 years' experience as a nurse and has held several senior positions, most recently as Deputy Chief Nurse at Barts Health. Tracey is proud to be a nurse as she feels it is the best job in the world and it is a privilege to get up and be one every day. She is passionate about ensuring high standards of care to improve the patient experience. She believes that listening to staff, patients, carers and working with the communities we serve is key to understanding this. Tracey was appointed as Chief Nurse and Director of Infection, Prevention and Control.


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