Sarah Austin is the Clinical Group Chief Executive responsible for one of four groups in GSTT. With 7,000 staff and over £500,000 income, the Integrated and Specialist Medicine Group includes acute and general medicine-clinical imaging and medical physics- dental- integrated local services- medical specialities- pharmacy and medicines optimisation- site ops- specialist ambulatory services-therapies and rehabilitation. The Group has a particular interest and role in addressing population health inequality.
Sarah has worked in the NHS for 43 years both in clinical, teaching and managerial roles and in partnership roles for 20 years or more delivering services across traditional organisational boundaries creating joined up care for communities.
Her previous role in Solent NHS Trust was as Chief Operating Officer and Commercial Director focusing on community and mental health services and improving integration with social and primary care.
Sarah also hold executive leadership in GSTT for Armed Forces and Health inequalities.