North Bristol NHS Trust Board

North Bristol NHS Trust is governed by the Trust Board, which consists of:



Frank Collins

is our Chair. He is currently Chairman of The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital (RJAH) in Oswestry and joins North Bristol NHS Trust with immediate effect while recruitment for a permanent Chair takes place. He will continue in his role at RJAH.

As a former Chief Executive of  Kettering General Hospital and Heatherwood and Wexham Park NHS Trust, Frank brings a wealth of  knowledge and understanding of how a busy acute hospital works.

Chief Executive

Andrea Young

is our Chief Executive. Prior to her appointment at North Bristol NHS Trust in 2013, she was Regional Director (South) for NHS England when she established the new commissioning arrangements overseeing resources of £13bn. Before this she was Chief Executive of NHS South Central (SHA) 2009-13 and a member of the NHS Management Board. Previous CEO roles include Oxfordshire PCT and Oxford City PCT.

She has worked at national, regional and local level across public health and commissioning roles. She is a qualified Nurse and Midwife and holds BSc Social Sciences & MA Socio-legal studies.