Prior to joining Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Yvette was the Chief Medical Officer and Deputy Chief Executive of Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, a role she took on in 2011.
Originally trained as a doctor in Leeds, Yvette became a consultant paediatrician and has 19 years’ experience in this role. She has a special interest in paediatric diabetes and endocrinology.
On moving into clinical management, Yvette held a number of senior managerial roles in the Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust. These culminated in her being appointed Executive Medical Director at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust in 2007. Yvette has extensive experience in leading major service change, reconfiguring hospital services and working across organisational boundaries to deliver improvements to care.