President

Mr Charles Gallannaugh MS FRCS FRCSE

Mr Charles Gallannaugh MS FRCS FRCSE was appointed as Horder Healthcare's fourth President in 2018.

Charles was an orthopaedic surgeon at The Horder Centre and was instrumental in the development of The Horder Centre as a surgical centre in 1985, carrying out the first hip replacement operation at the Centre in 1989 and becoming Surgical Director in 1992. He is the author of 'Another Way' – a History of The Horder Centre. He joined Horder Healthcare's Board of Directors in March 2005. He retired from surgical practice in 2005.

Charles was formerly consultant orthopaedic surgeon at St. George’s Hospital, London and at Hastings. He was a member of Council of the British Orthopaedic Association and President of the Orthopaedic Section of the Royal Society of Medicine and has held other similar professional posts. He serves on a number of committees in his local community at the same time pursuing his interests; fishing, gardening and bell ringing.

Board of Directors

Joined the Board of Horder Healthcare in October 2016 and is Chair of the Finance and Resource Committee

Catherine’s executive career was in the Department for Business, which she left in 2005 to take up a number of non-executive roles. She led the Department as Permanent Secretary.

Since 2005, Catherine has built up wide non-executive experience at board level in the public, private and regulated sectors, including the Department of Health, the Civil Aviation Authority, United Utilities Group, and National Grid. She currently sits on the Board of Cadent Gas Ltd. and is a member of the Competition Appeals Tribunal. 

Ex-Officio Members

What makes Horder Healthcare unique

Horder Healthcare is committed to providing the very best quality of care for our patients and customers. We are continuously working on improving and reducing risks and this is reflected in our consistently high CQC results, patient satisfaction questionnaires and minimal levels of infection.

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