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.

Julie Medding

Julie Hamilton
Barnet Hospital nursing director

Julie joined the Royal Free London as director of nursing at Barnet Hospital in January 2019. Prior to joining the trust she was director of nursing for workforce and education at Guys and St.Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. Julie brings a wealth of experience having worked in a number of clinical, operational and leadership roles in intensive care, imaging and corporate functions. Julie is proud to be a nurse and is passionate about getting the basics right for our patients while supporting our staff.

Julie Medding

Terry Whittle
Barnet Hospital director of finance

Terry started his career with the NHS in 2005 and is an alumnus of the NHS graduate finance programme. Terry’s previous roles include experience with acute and specialist hospitals, the department of health and healthcare regulation. Terry joined the Barnet Hospital team in October 2017. Terry is passionate about talent development and influencing positive change to meet the challenges currently facing the NHS.