Chief nursing officer,
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Acosia Nyanin, Chief Nursing Officer at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, has been appointed Chief Nurse for the NHS England and Improvement South East region. She will start her new role on a full-time basis from 5 July 2021.
Acosia joined Sussex Partnership as Chief Nurse in December 2018 and has worked in mental health and social care services for 17 years. Her previous roles include Director of Quality (South region) and Professional Lead for Acute Mental Health and Addictions with Priory Group, and Head of Inspection for Adult Social Care at the Care Quality Commission.
Acosia began her nursing career working in Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust working across inpatient services before moving into the Trust's community services where she held a number of positions over 13 years.
Acosia is a Registered Mental Health Nurse and is passionate about mental health and service delivery that is truly person centered.