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PROactive Management of Integrated

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Aidan Thomas, CEO, CPFT

Aidan Thomas has more than 30 years’ experience in the NHS and a long background in mental health. He joined CPFT from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust where he was Chief Executive and successfully led the merger of Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and the Suffolk Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust in 2012. Prior to joining Norfolk and Suffolk NHS FT in October 2009, Aidan was Chief Executive Officer at West Essex Primary Care Trust.  Aidan is a former director of human resources and executive director of Lambeth Community NHS Trust. In 1995 he joined Essex and Herts Community NHS Trust as director of operations, and was appointed Chief Executive of Epping Forest Primary Care Trust in April 2000.

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