New chair of trustees for Bluebell Wood

Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice in North Anston has appointed Kath Henderson as the new Chair of Trustees.
Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice in North Anston has appointed Kath Henderson as the new Chair of Trustees.
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Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice has appointed Kath Henderson as the new Chair of Trustees.

Kath, of North Anston has an extensive nursing background spanning almost 38 years and has been a trustee since 2010.

Following a long career in the NHS, now works as an independent consultant.

She said: “I am really pleased to become Chair and I am really looking forward to driving the strategic focus of the charity. As a clinician who has worked with children and young adults throughout my career and with my experience at board level, I feel I have a lot of expertise to offer.

“I live close to the hospice and Bluebell Wood is a vital, well-respected charity which provides essential services for children and families in our region. The combination of my skill set and local knowledge means that I am really passionate about the charity and ensuring it is fit for any future challenges.”

Kath takes the position from John Holt, who been a Trustee since fundraising began for the hospice more than 13 years ago. He has been the Chair of the Board since 2009.

John said: “Whilst I will really miss my involvement with the hospice, it will never be far from my thoughts.”