Dr Yvette Oade
Chief Medical Officer
From 1 June 2013
Yvette joined Leeds Teaching Hospitals in June 2013 as Chief Medical Officer.
Her portfolio includes responsibility for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety in the Trust and she is also the lead for Medical Education and Research in.
Yvette was previously the Chief Medical Officer of Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Deputy Chief Executive, a role she undertook for two years, focussing on quality improvement and patient safety. She was closely involved in the development of the Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network.
Originally trained as a doctor in Leeds, Yvette became a Consultant Paediatrician in Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation NHS Trust. On moving into clinical management, Yvette held a number of senior managerial roles in the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust. These culminated in her being appointed Executive Medical Director at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust in 2007, leading to the trust being named as HSJ Acute Provider of the Year in 2010.
Yvette has extensive experience in leading through clinical engagement, major service change, reconfiguring hospital services and working across organisational boundaries to deliver improvements to care. Yvette is a trustee of Yorkshire Cancer Research.