Stephen Posey

Chief Executive at Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Stephen was appointed Chief Executive of Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in 2016, leading the hospital’s implementation of a new electronic patient record (EPR) and re-location to a new, and state-of-the-art hospital, on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus in Spring 2019.

Royal Papworth Hospital is one of the world’s leading cardiothoracic hospitals and the UK’s largest heart and lung transplant centre.

In 2019, Royal Papworth became the first Trust in the country to receive an ‘outstanding’ rating in all five domains assessed by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and the first Hospital Trust to be assessed as ‘outstanding’ for Safe.

Stephen is a member of the system leadership team for the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Integrated Care System (ICS), Chair of the NHS East of England Operational Delivery Network (ODN) and is an Executive Well-Led Reviewer for the Care Quality Commission (CQC). He is also a Trustee of the Intensive Care Society, a registered charity.

Stephen  Posey
Departments