Trust appoints new Finance Director – 08/05/2014

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Axcell as its new Director of Finance, Performance and IT.

Mark brings over 20 years of NHS finance experience to the role, and has worked across a variety of acute, community and primary care trusts.

Mark’s most recent role was Associate Director at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, and his previous experience includes senior finance posts in both the Dudley and Walsall boroughs.

His new role will involve working as part of the Executive team to ensure that the Trust continues to use resources effectively and efficiently in delivering high quality patient care.

Commenting on his new role, Mark said: “I was attracted to Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust as it has an excellent reputation in delivering services for patients, and I look forward to working with Executive colleagues to continue that progress.”

Mark was previously named “Placement Manager of the Year” by the NHS Institute of Innovation and Improvement for his involvement in the NHS Financial Management Graduate Scheme, and he intends to bring this passion for developing staff to his role at the Trust.

Marsha Ingram, Deputy Chief Executive, added: “We are delighted to welcome Mark to our Trust, and he comes highly recommended from Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust. We look forward to working with him over the next few years.”