Vacancy (Allied Health Professionals)
Vacancy (Other non-clinical staff)
Mr Rob Randles (Nursing/Midwifery)
Robert Randles began his appointment at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in early 2003. Whilst here, he has completed his Masters in Business Administration (2008) and has attended the King's Fund 'Successful Leaders' course. He is presently the county wide Lead Nurse/Modern Matron for Surgery.
Previously, Rob held the position of Senior Nurse/Modern Matron at Bart’s & the London NHS Trust 2001-2003 managing ear nose and throat and ophthalmology nursing. Whilst there, he was a Royal College of Nursing Steward and was Vice Chair of the Modern Matron forum.
He has held a range of nursing posts over the 31 years since qualifying which include clinical nurse specialist and has been involved in research work. Rob puts patients and staff safety as a high priority and is a Representative of Employee Safety for the Trust and sits on the main Health and Safety board.
Elected 2014: 3 year term of office
Mrs Sandra Attwood (Nursing/Midwifery)
Sandra Attwood, who lives in Prestbury, launched her nursing career as a cadet at Cheltenham General Hospital in 1973 before commencing her nurse training in 1975 and successfully completing in 1978 before moving to Germany. Mrs Attwood returned to the UK in 1986 and completed a back to nursing course at St Margaret’s Hospital in Swindon before joining the nurse bank at CGH where she worked as a staff nurse.
Mrs Attwood has completed her nursing diploma and degree as well as a number of courses relating to care of older people and acquired brain injury. Her career has progressed over the years and she is now a Modern Matron in the specialties of stroke and neurology, an area she is passionate about. She has three grown sons and seven grandchildren.
She said: “I really enjoy working for the Trust and I feel privileged that colleagues voted for me to represent them as a staff governor.”
Re-Elected 2016: 3 year term of office
Mrs Carol McIndoe (Non Clinical/Other)
Mrs McIndoe is the Trust’s Disability Equality Officer / Patient & Public Involvement (PPI). Having spent nearly 18 years in Estates, largely focussing on the accessibility of the built environment, Mrs McIndoe has moved into PPI where she can help the Trust implement Disability Equality in a wider context.
She said: “I am a passionate person by nature and those that know me are familiar with my ‘jumping up and down’ at injustice; particularly where disabled people are concerned, and I am not afraid to speak up and question the reasoning behind an action or decision.
“I am hugely loyal to the NHS; all it stands for and strives to achieve and am delighted to be a staff governor where I have the opportunity to question decisions made regarding strategy and the services provided to our patients. I will be happy to talk about any issues you may have as a non-clinical staff member, concerning how the organisation is run and to take appropriate feedback to the governor’s meetings.”
Re-Elected 2016 - 3 year term of office
Tom Llewellyn (Medical/Dental Staff)
Born and brought up in London I went to medical school in Cardiff qualifying in 1983
My Emergency Medicine training included registrar posts in Derby, Edinburgh and the West Midlands. Six months of my training was spent in Australia.
I was appointed as a Consultant in Emergency Medicine in 1995 I now work in both Gloucester and Cheltenham. I am specialty Director for Unscheduled care which includes the Emergency Department Acute Medicine and Ambulatory care