Tracy Flynn has been appointed as chief govt officer of Ayrshire Hospice and can take up publish instantly after overlaying the function in latest occasions.
The hospice offers specialist palliative care and companies to folks in Ayrshire and Arran who’ve life-limiting diseases.
Ms Flynn has a long-standing reference to the hospice having been appointed its Director of Affected person Companies in October 2021.
Earlier than this, she held nursing roles throughout its in-patient unit, day companies and on the neighborhood palliative care staff.
She brings a wealth of information from throughout the general public, non-public and third sectors, having held senior nursing and management roles inside palliative and finish of life care settings in addition to most cancers care and the pharmaceutical business.
On accepting her two-year appointment, Ms Flynn – who grew up in Ayr and later labored in Glasgow, Edinburgh and London – stated it was her “biggest privilege” to tackle the accountability of CEO.
She stated: “My ambition is that everybody throughout the area, no matter the place they stay, ought to have entry to the very best normal of palliative and finish of life care.
Ayrshire Hospice is at the moment fundraising for a £13 million redevelopment venture that rework the hospice into one that provides elevated privateness and luxury whereas enabling it to proceed to ship distinctive care to sufferers and their households.
Ms Flynn stated: “[I]t is actually vital to me to make sure that we construct a gorgeous new Hospice with sufferers and their households at its coronary heart.”