Staff Governors

  • Justin Wyatt - Staff Governor

    Justin is a nurse of 25 years, with a varied background in both the NHS and private sectors. He has a passion for high quality and safe patient care and supporting and developing our staff and joined the Trust in 2015 when the Trust's CQC rating went from special measures to good overall, and outstanding for King's Mill Hospital. He wants to play his part in his clinical role and as a staff governor to continue the journey to becoming an outstanding trust overall.

    During his time at Sherwood Forest Hospitals, Justin has worked at all three hospital sites, and wants to ensure equitable service at all three sites for our patients, as well as support and development for our staff.

    Justin is married with three wonderful children and a very understanding wife. He is also a proud grandfather.

  • Vikram Desai - Staff Governor

    MBBS, MS (Orth), DNB (Orth), FRCS (T&O), MCh (Orth)

    Vikram Desai is a senior Orthopaedic Consultant working at King’s Mill Hospital in Mansfield since June 2000, where he has worked in various roles. After undertaking a specialist fellowship in Knee Surgery in Bristol, he has introduced management and treatment of specialist knee conditions to the local area, meaning patients no longer need to travel to the regional teaching hospital.

    An enthusiastic teacher and trainer, he has taught on various courses as a convener and as an invited faculty member, and he is an examiner for FRCS (T&O) national and international exam. Furthermore, he is involved in interviewing candidates coming in to medicine as well as acting as a Royal College of Surgeons Representative on Appointment Committees.  He participates in clinical research, has been a PI in several projects which attracted funding for the hospital, has presented at various meetings and published in peer review journals. He has been a reviewer for peer review journal – The Knee as well as BMJ.

    During his time with the Trust he has introduced several innovations and changes in working patterns from traditionally accepted methods, whilst at the same time maintaining a safe environment. In 2021 he was awarded the Clinical Excellence Award– The Peoples Award.


  • Samantha Musson - Staff Governor

    Sam is Head of Therapy Services at SFH and is a qualified Physiotherapist of 18 years, working at Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust for over 15 of those.

    She has a real passion for supporting staff, promoting an open culture in which all staff have a voice and she is keen to bring this passion to the role of governor. Sam is an advocate for developing services and ensuring quality and outstanding care for patients and service users.   

    A proud mum to 2 teenage boys, this is a role that requires her to double up as a taxi driver in her spare time. She also has two gorgeous ragdoll cats that are definitely in charge!