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Divisional Heads of Operations

Anthony Bennett - Divisional Head of Operations for Medicine 

Tony has more than 20 years of NHS experience and has worked within the trust for 15 years. He was appointed as Divisional Head of Operations for Clinical Services in April 2015. Previously he was appointed as General Manager for Clinical Support Services in April 2013.

His education includes a MSc in Health and Social Care Management as well as a BSc in Clinical Physiology.

Previous roles within the organisation include:

  • Service Line Manager for Community CVD and COPD Services
  • Senior Chief Clinical Physiologist
  • Cardiac Clinical Physiologist lead for Training and Education
  • Divisional Head of Operations for Clinical Services  


Hayley Kendall - Divisional Head of Operations for Surgery and Clinical Services 

Hayley was appointed as Divisional Head of Operations for Surgery at LHCH in April 2015, having joined from Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust where she had been Deputy Divisional Director for Surgery, Women and Children's / Lead for Trauma and Orthopaedics. 

Having started work in the NHS in 2000, Hayley has also held numerous business/service manager positions in General Surgery, Urology, Vascular, Special Surgery and Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Countess of Chester Hospital. She was also Lead for the South Mersey Arterial Centre Collaboration.

Hayley's qualifications include an MSc in (Taught) Healthcare Leadership.