Croydon Health Services NHS Trust's Medical Director and Deputy Chief Executive Nnenna Osuji has been nominated for the Business Women of the Year 2019, with the winners due to be announced at an exclusive event on Friday 25 October.
Dr Osuji has served the NHS for almost 25 years and was appointed Medical Director at the Trust in 2015. As the Medical Director, Dr Osuji has the most senior medical position in the Trust and oversees our medical workforce, providing professional leadership, support and accountability and championing improvement across the Croydon system with the launch of Croydon Quality Improvement (CQI). Alongside her leadership role, Nnenna maintains her clinical practice as a Consultant Haemotologist and is committed to ensuring all of her patients get the best possible care.
In addition to her roles in Croydon, Dr Osuji is an active member of the national Clinical Research Network for Cancer and sits on the Chemotherapy and Pharmacy Advisory Service Committee.
Dr Osuji, Medical Director and Chief Executive at Croydon Health Services NHS Trust said:
“It is an honour to be nominated and recognised amongst some remarkable female talent across the country.
"Having worked in the NHS since 1995, I’m very proud of what the team has achieved here and making sure our community can access the best health care services is our priority. I am particularly passionate about staff resilience and well-being as well as ensuring our leadership is compassionate and advocating for better work and working lives.
"I look forward to an evening celebrating and championing women’s excellence across all sectors."
The Women of the Year Luncheon and Awards honours the most inspiring and impactful female role models in the UK. The high profile event celebrates and showcases the achievements of women in business to a nationwide audience. The annual award provides an exceptional opportunity to acknowledge the most outstanding women who provide inspiration across all areas of society and the business community.
Dr Osuji is nominated for the covered business honour alongside entrepreneurs and members of industry organisations from both the private and public sectors.
The 37th Women of the Year Luncheon and Awards will be hosted this year by British actress Sally Lindsay at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole. Funds will be raised on the night for nominated charities.