Meet the Barnet Hospital leadership team

Barnet Hospital is run by an experienced and highly motivated team of individuals who between them, pool their clinical and leadership skills and experience to deliver a world class service to our patients.

Deborah Sanders
Barnet Hospital chief executive officer 

Deborah has worked for the trust since 1994, having trained at the Royal Free Hospital. She was appointed as the trust’s director of nursing in 2010. Before that, she worked at St Bartholomew’s Hospital and the London Chest Hospital. Deborah is also the Royal Free London group chief nurse.


Sally Dootson
Barnet Hospital director of operations

Sally Dootson joined the Royal Free in 1992 as a senior staff nurse in the intensive care unit. Since then she has worked in various clinical and operational roles, including clinical nurse manager for cardiology, lead nurse for medicine, associate director for patient flow, and most recently as divisional director of operations for the urgent care division.

Mike Greenberg

Mike Greenberg
Barnet Hospital medical director

Mike joined the Royal Free Hospital as a consultant paediatrician in 2001. He became clinical director for children’s services in 2009, and divisional director for women, children and imaging in 2014. He took up the post of medical director of Barnet Hospital in July 2017. Mike is passionate about patient safety, quality improvement and reducing  unwarranted variation.

Bev Thomas
Barnet Hospital nursing director

Bev joined Barnet Hospital in October 2020. She came from Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust where she was divisional director for emergency medicine. Bev’s nursing background is in critical care and neurosciences and she has more than 35 years experience as a nurse, including 16 years of senior nursing leadership.