Chief Nursing Officer

  • Was that a mouse I saw in the recovery room?

    24th June 2019 by

    Compassionate, innovative leadership and care were the resounding take-home messages for me on my recent visit to NHS Fife. At the end of Dementia Awareness Week I visited Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy on the day Alzheimer Scotland’s Dementia Nurse Consultants launched their report. Although it was a whistle-stop tour of all the dementia-related innovations, I was...

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  • CNO May Update

    12th May 2017 by

    “From Boardroom to bedside” was the title of my first blog which I posted in June 2014 when Nurse Director in NHS Ayrshire and Arran. I posed the question of how a board Nurse Director brings what’s important to clinical practice and patients, to decisions made by the NHS Board, and how Board level decisions...

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