Joanna is an experienced nurse leader with more than 30 years in clinical and leadership roles in the NHS. She has expertise in managing change and improving the clinical environment through process redesign. Joanna was the 1st Critical Care Nurse Consultant in N.Ireland (NI), established the 1st Critical Care Outreach Team in NI and was a professional lead on the regional group which designed and established the Critical Care Network for NI
An accredited coach with the ILM, Joanna is passionate about people, effective team working and facilitating individuals and teams to achieve personal and organisational effectiveness.
Until January 2020 Joanna was Divisional Nurse for Acute Services working as part of a collective leadership team with professional responsibility for approximately 1000 Nursing staff. She now provides coaching and mentoring support for a number of QI programmes and has a particular interest in initiatives supporting Joy in Work.
Joanna is a fellow of the Scottish Patient Safety Programme (cohort2) and a Florence Nightingale Foundation Scholar (2015).