Career History

• Registered Nurse level 1
• MSc Health and Social Policy, Nottingham University

Career History

Director IMD consulting
Independent Non Executive Director, Forest Healthcare
P.T Interim Director of Nursing, Weston Area Health NHS Trust
Director of Care – UK wide Care Home operator (750 homes, £1.2bn turnover)
Chief Operating Officer, University Hospitals of Bristol NHS Trust
Director of Nursing/Deputy CEO, Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Chief Executive, Nurse Directors Association
Director of Nursing, Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
Regional Director of Nursing and Workforce Development, West Midlands NHS Executive
Director of Nursing, Leicester Royal Infirmary NHS Trust
Director of Nursing/Deputy CEO Christie Hospital NHS Trust
Deputy Director of Nursing, Withington Hospital, Manchester
Nursing Officer, Withington Hospital, Manchester
Senior Ward Sister, Withington Hospital Manchester

Academic Appointments
Honorary Professor in Nursing
DeMontfort University
Wolverhampton University
Southbank University
Kings College London

Reviewer of the Year 2008 and 2013
Emerald Literary Network
Florence Nightingale Fellowship 2004 – Study at Berkley University and Barcelona University

Editorial Boards
Co-Editor – International Journal of Cancer Care
Board member – Nursing Times
Board member – NMC Review