Sally trained initially as a pupil nurse in Oxford and went on to become a Registered Nurse which set her on a course committed to continuous learning and professional development. Sally completed her Intensive Care training and specialised in general medicine; sally went on to hold positions at Government and national level in the Department of Health in England as a Nurse Advisor, as the Regional Deputy Chief Nurse and as a Primary Care Trust Director of Nursing and Therapies and as the Independent Nurse on a Clinical Commissioning Group. Sally held senior lecturer positions in the Education and Health faculties of Oxford Brookes. She is a qualified Coach and an Honorary Fellow at Sheffield Hallam University. Sally worked in PwC Professional Advisory Services for over seven years providing clinical and professional advice to high profile and complex events in the UK and overseas; Sally has led regulatory clinical investigation, board leadership assessment and development and productivity improvement projects giving her unique commercial, consulting, investigating and cultural change insights.
Vi is a Director of Nursing and Quality responsible for Specialised Commissioning at NHS England (London region). She leads on quality improvement monitoring, quality assurance, safeguarding for Specialised Services within London. Her clinical speciality is critical care nursing. Vi has worked in a variety of leadership roles within acute NHS Trusts, CCGs/PCTs, the King’s Fund and the Department of Health. Vi is committed to promoting quality in patient care, leadership, and the development of staff
Vi is a Fellow with the Health Foundation, is a member of the Editorial board for a national nursing journal and is on the CNO BME Advisory committee. Vi has edited and written: The Fundaments of Infection Prevention and Control, which is also available in Polish, and co-authored A Service Improvement Toolkit for Maternity Teams during her work with The King’s Fund.
In her spare time, Vi enjoys creative writing and has recently published her first children’s book, Rebecca and the Strangest Garden.
Kate is an accomplished Registered Care Home Manager with Regional experience and is a CQC specialist advisor in this field. Kate is currently a Lecturer in Health at the University Centre South Devon College and is the module lead for the Nursing Associate Pilot.
Kate has proudly maintained a productive, efficient and quality driven environment and is committed to continuous process improvement in the face of rapidly evolving and changing markets. As a management professional, she seeks to innovate and be creativity in solving complex problems. Kate has invested in her professional development including presenting at national conferences and at the Houses of Parliament and gaining a diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership.
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