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Aylesford hospice says decision that injured chief executive Kate Bosley won't come back is with regret

29 April 2014
by Angela Cole

 

The chief executive of the Heart of Kent Hospice, who suffered serious injuries in a cycling accident more than a year ago, will not be returning to her post, it has been confirmed.

Managers at the Aylesford-based hospice said the announcement today was made with regret.

Kate Bosley was involved in a serious accident in February last year and has been making a steady recovery.

Heart of Kent Hospice chief executive Kate Bosley, who is not returning to the post

Heart of Kent Hospice chief executive Kate Bosley, who is not returning to the post

Chairman of the trustees, Tony Moffatt, said:  “Kate’s accident left her with injuries which, despite her making excellent progress, mean that there is no likelihood that she will be able to resume her role in the foreseeable future. 

"The needs of the hospice for a chief executive are such that with reluctance the decision has been taken that Kate should leave the hospice. While disappointed, Kate understands the reasons for this decision and is supportive of the hospice in this difficult situation. 

"We would like to recognise the enormous contribution that Kate has made to the Hospice and we wish her well for her continued recovery.”

Kate joined the hospice not long after it opened in 1991 as clinical manager in the inpatient unit before being appointed as chief executive in 2007.

Heart of Kent Hospice interim chief executive Vicki Morrey

Heart of Kent Hospice interim chief executive Vicki Morrey

 

In June last year an interim chief executive, Vicki Morrey, was appointed and has now agreed to continue for a further year. The timescale means there will be time to recruit someone permanently to the post. 

 

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