Jenny has had a long and fulfilling career in nursing, combining 15 years in front line clinical roles (culminating in her role as a children’s ward sister at King’s College Hospital) and thereafter 18 years in management, notably as Director of Nursing with Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust (2001 – November 2012)
Jenny also has experience at the Department of Health, and secondments to nursing and quality leadership roles in a strategic health authority (NHS South) and Merton Clinical Commissioning Group
She has experience of delivering a wide range of quality improvements in clinical practice (infection control, skin care, falls prevention for example) as well as supporting the development of clinical staff, notably her work to strengthen the role of the ward sister.
Jenny also has experience of Board level governance, participating in and chairing many committees and of supporting the work of Board level committees as lead Executive Director, including quality and safety, equality and diversity, safeguarding, patient experience, and patient involvement committees.
Qualifications: BA(Hons), RGN, RSCN, MBA