Barts NHS Trust, employing 15,000 staff, backs new cycle routes

barts-logoBarts NHS Trust serves 2.5 million Londoners, employing over 15,000 staff on six local hospital sites in London. With a budget of over £1.2 bn a year, Barts is one of the leading healthcare providers in the UK.

Mr Peter Morris is the Chief Executive of Barts Health NHS Trust. He outlined his support this week backing TfL’s Cycle Superhighway proposals:

‘Cycling safety needs a much higher profile. I am supporting the proposal to implement segregated cycle super-highways in London, including a route east-west close to Barts and to The Royal London and along the Victoria Embankment.

‘This could be a major step forward in cycling safety for London, and for our staff, and hopefully further encourage healthier lifestyles and active travel.

‘If you could consider lending your support too, the relevant web links are:

Mr Peter Morris, Chief Executive of Barts Health NHS TrustPeter Morris Photo