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HC-One Announces Dame Ruth Carnall as New Non-Executive Chair

HC-One has appointed Dame Ruth Carnall as their new Non-Executive Chair.

Dame Ruth will officially join HC-One in her position as Chair on the 1st of September 2022.

A well-known leader in independent consultancy, with extensive Board experience, Dame Ruth has provided strategic advice to leaders in health and care at national, regional and local levels both in the UK and overseas. She has served as a Non-Executive Director of the Cabinet Office Board and is currently Vice Chair of healthcare think tank, The King’s Fund.

Ruth was made a Dame Commander of the British Empire in 2011 for her achievements in health care.

In her role as Chair at HC-One, Dame Ruth will, with her fellow board members, guide and support the leadership team to ensure that HC-One delivers on its purpose as the kind care company and its mission to be the first choice to those it cares for, their Families, Colleagues and Commissioners.

Commenting on the announcement, Dame Ruth Carnall said: “It is an honour to have been appointed as Chair and I look forward to joining the Board in supporting HC-One to achieve its mission to deliver high-quality care to Residents through kindness.”

James Tugendhat, Chief Executive at HC-One said: “On behalf of everyone at HC-One, I would like to welcome Dame Ruth to HC-One, her leadership and expertise will be invaluable in support of both our Residents and Colleagues.

“I am very much looking forward to working closely with Dame Ruth, and I have no doubt that she will be instrumental in helping us to build on HC-One’s performance as The Kind Care Company.”