Management Team

Andrew Thornton – Hospital Director

Andrew joined Aspen Healthcare in 2018 and is Hospital Director at Nova Healthcare as well Claremont Private Hospital. Andrew is committed to patient safety and embodies Aspen’s aim to provide first-class independent healthcare for the local community in a safe, comfortable, and welcoming environment. He is particularly passionate about acting on patient feedback and is proud of Nova’s excellent patient satisfaction record.

Andrew has previously held various Director posts within the public and private sector including Nuffield Health and Bolton NHS Foundation Trust.

Carol Jones – Director of Nursing and Clinical Services

Carol has 20 years’ experience of nursing in the independent sector. She is also Director of Nursing and Clinical Services at Claremont Private Hospital, where she supported the team to achieve an ‘Outstanding Overall’  rating in its latest CQC inspection.

Carol develops and maintains a strong clinical governance focus and culture through structures which enable compliance with regulatory frameworks. She is involved in developing strategy and maintaining high scores on quality KPIs. She is also CQC Specialist Advisor for the Independent Sector.

Kate Casey – Gamma Knife Manager

Kate has led the Gamma Knife team at The Leeds Gamma Knife Centre since 2010, overseeing treatment to more than 1,500 patients.  Kate is involved from the first point of referral and works with the consultants and radiographers to ensure that each patient receives a world-class standard of treatment.

Jayne Bell – Operations Manager

Jayne joined Nova in 2016. She is an experienced Operations Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital & health care and education industries. 

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