The Executive Team is responsible for leading the RCN
Bronagh has been at the RCN since late 2018 with a portfolio including nursing practice and education, public affairs, member support services and employment relations.
Bronagh qualified as a nurse in Northern Ireland and specialised in intensive care nursing in Belfast and Perth, Western Australia. Prior to joining the RCN she held a number of senior management and executive director posts in health and social services in Northern Ireland and London. Her most recent position was Executive Director of Nursing at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board in Wales.
Having qualified as a Registered Nurse in her home town of Blackpool and a brief spell working in the US, Patricia moved to Oxfordshire and worked as a specialist orthopaedic nurse for many years. Wanting to support her colleagues more she got involved with the Royal College of Nursing as a workplace representative. Developing this passion for fairness and promoting nursing she became a member of RCN staff over 20 years ago and, having held a number of role, now leads the deliver of RCN services across England.