New chief to take over NHS services

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NHS Lanarkshire has appointed a new chief executive.

Calum Campbell, the chief executive of NHS Borders, will take over from Ian Ross who is retiring after a 45 year career with the NHS.

Calum has previously served as acting chief executive with ABM University NHS Trust in Wales.

Neena Mahal, chairwoman of NHS Lanarkshire, said: “I am delighted that Calum has accepted the post of Chief Executive of NHS Lanarkshire. He has a wealth of experience in delivering high quality healthcare in Borders, and has a proven track record of strong leadership that made him the right choice for NHS Lanarkshire.”

Mr Campbell added: “I am delighted to be given the opportunity to lead the organisation at this exciting and challenging time”.