CWPT CEO, Mel Coombes MBE, receives an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Coventry University
Chief Executive Officer at Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust, Mel Coombes has received an Honorary Doctor of Science from Coventry University.
Mel was recognised for her significant contribution to enhancing the quality of mental health provision at a national level.
Having started her career as a Learning Disabilities nurse, Mel has gone on to hold several Board level and national positions, including Chair of the National Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Nurse Directors Forum and maintains her nursing registration. Recently, Mel played a central part in the NHS response to the Covid-19 pandemic, as CWPT became the lead provider of the vaccine programme across Coventry and Warwickshire.