Western Sussex Hospitals have joined up with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals to form a new NHS Foundation Trust for our area: University Hospitals Sussex.

You can keep using this website for information about St Richard’s, Worthing and Southlands hospitals but for our other sites and to find out more about the new trust please visit www.uhsussex.nhs.uk.

Lizzie Peers

Non-Executive Director Lizzie Peers

Non-Executive Director

Lizzie is a resident of West Sussex and is a qualified chartered public finance accountant, with over 20 years’ experience as an external auditor working across the UK public sector. She has worked as a senior manager for the Audit Commission and most recently for Ernst & Young LLP, a global accountancy/consulting firm.

Key health clients have included Strategic Health Authorities (SHAs), PCTs, Acute, Mental Health and Community Health providers.

Key local government clients have included county, unitary and district councils, police/fire authorities and probation trusts

Lizzie has worked at national and regional levels on projects with the Audit Commission, other inspectorates and representatives of central government in areas such as the transition to Clinical Commissioning Groups, use of resources assessments, partnership development and FT readiness.

As well as being a Non Executive on our Board, she is currently the Financial Adviser to the board of a non-FT NHS hospital, a lecturer at the University of Portsmouth, specialising in governance, ethics, audit and accountancy and the treasurer and trustee for a national children’s charity.


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