Policy and strategy

The goal of my work on healthcare policy, strategy and leadership is to ensure that practice shapes policy, engaging at every step the people who receive and deliver care. Current and recent projects include:

  • Programme director, Global Nursing Leadership Institute, International Council of Nurses, 2016-present.
  • Activist in the Nursing Now global campaign, http://www.nursingnow.org
  • Principal nursing advisor on the APPG report Triple Impact, 2016.
  • Policy advisor, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health, UK, 2012-present.
  • Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond: volunteer peer support venture, funded by Cabinet Office, 2013-2014.
  • NHS London region: action learning sets for nurses on clinical commissioning groups, 2013- 2014.
  • GateHouse Learning and Development: running short development programmes on political competence for doctors, on innovation and on improving performance, 2012-2013.
  • EU/WHO Mobility Project: nursing and midwifery in Moldova, 2013.
  • Policy document for the Royal College of Midwives on high quality midwifery care, 2013.
  • Government chief nurses’ programme, European region, World Health Organization, 2011-2013.
  • Willis Commission on Nursing Education, 2012, www.williscommission.org.uk
  • Prime Minister's Commission on the Future of Nursing and Midwifery in England, 2009-2010.