HOSPICE CHIEF EXECUTIVE RESIGNS

tinaHarrisAs exclusively revealed by IslandEcho yesterday evening (Tuesday), the Chief Executive of the Earl Mountbatten Hospice, Tina Harris, has resigned.

Harris, who has been leading the Newport-based hospice for the past two-and-a-half years, is set to move to the mainland in February of next year to take up a new position in the development of healthcare services for children.

The move comes after a turbulent time for the Earl Mountbatten Hospice with a controversial restructure of staffing with high-profile members of staff departing the hospice, alongside a number of fundraisers and supporting businesses.

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Speaking about her departure, Tina has said:

“Whilst I am delighted to have been given the opportunity of a new project which is dear to my heart, I am sad to be leaving EMH at such an important time in its development. I have enjoyed the privilege of working with some truly remarkable people since I joined the Hospice, and will always be proud to be associated with their achievements. I am confident that they are well equipped to continue this vital support to Island families: I am so grateful for their hard work and cheerful contribution, and I wish them every success in the future”.

The EMH Board of Trustees will now appoint an interim Chief Executive.

Photo: Eileen Long Photography

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