Trish Bennett, Director of Integration

Name: Trish Bennett

Position: Director of Integration

Date of Appointment: 1 August 2016

Membership of Board Committees:                      

  • Non voting Board of Directors member
  • Executive Committee
  • Performance, Investment and Finance Committee (attendee only)
  • Quality Assurance Committee (attendee only)



  • Worked in the NHS for over 30 years in various nursing leadership positions in Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester in both provider and commissioning roles
  • Joined Mersey Care from NHS England, where she was the Director of Nursing for the Lancashire and Greater Manchester Sub Region responsible across the sub region for:
    • professional nurse leadership
    • oversight and leadership to safeguarding adults and children
    • clinical leadership to the transformation service change programmes providing system leadership for quality and safety (including quality surveillance processes)
  • Has also been responsible for the professional leadership of the Merseyside nursing workforce, and also for:
    • service improvement, incorporating quality and safety
    • safeguarding
    • resilience and emergency planning
    • continuing healthcare
    • equality and diversity
    • Choose and Book
    • children’s commissioning
    • mental health
    • urgent care
    • dementia
    • offender health
    • substance misuse.


Trish is passionate and committed to delivering high quality, safe patient care and thrives in working collaboratively to secure results. She enjoys developing clinical leaders across the system and commands respect and loyalty from her peers.