RCN London is delighted to announce the appointment of Lisa Elliott to the role of Regional Director for London. Lisa will take up the post on the 24th February 2020.
Lisa’s career spans over 20 years and she will be joining RCN London from her current role as Director of Nursing at Newham Health Collaborative, a GP federation representing all the GP practices within the Newham CCG borough boundaries.
Lisa is a registered Adult Nurse and she completed her nursing education at the Royal Free Hospital in 1996. Initially specialising in intensive care nursing in the early part of her career, Lisa has extensive experience across a variety of senior clinical and leadership roles in primary, acute and community care and Out of Hours Integrated Urgent Care.
Lisa Elliott said:
“I am incredibly excited to take up my new role as Regional Director at RCN London. Nursing in London is unique. It has the most diverse nursing workforce in England and it has always been a destination that has attracted some of the world’s best nursing talent, helping to advance contemporary nursing practice.
“I am committed to helping shape the nursing agenda in London and continuing the work championed by my predecessor in confronting the glaring race and equality issues in nursing, as well as continuing to advocate for better living and working conditions for nurses and nursing support workers across the capital.
“I want to do more to support our community in their workplace, and work with employers across health and social care to bring practical improvements so that staff can thrive, feel valued and empowered to deliver the best patient care they can.
“I am passionate about patient safety and therefore, I am thrilled to join RCN London at this crucial time in supporting the organisation’s staffing for safe and effective care campaign.”