Joanne brings knowledge and experience from a range of roles in public health, nursing and health visiting and from her work with the Royal College of Nursing, Queens Nursing Institute and both City and London Metropolitan Universities. For the last 7 years, Joanne has worked as a Nurse Consultant in North East and North Central London Health Protection team.
The role will lead on developing the nursing workforce within PHE and with local partners as part of the work on developing and supporting a skilled multidisciplinary workforce, providing expert advice to nurses and on nursing issues.
Viv Bennett, Director of Nursing at Public Health England said:
The role will be crucial in the implementation of the national nursing and midwifery strategy and promoting the nursing and midwifery public health contribution. I congratulate Joanne on her appointment and very much look forward to working with her.