Covid vaccination LVS clinical manager/clinical nurse manager,
Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
Vanessa’s nursing, education and research portfolio extends across hospital, university and medical education settings in the UK and Australia. Her background is varied including children’s cardiothoracic intensive care, staff engagement, curriculum design for medical students based in the bush and academic lead for children’s nursing. Latterly, Vanessa focused on education research with a particular emphasis on in-depth evaluation of primary care based leadership programmes and creating career modelling for Bands 2-4. Her work has been recognised in achieving several awards in nursing and medical education across the years. Vanessa’s thesis focuses on the value of CPD for older nurses which is particularly pertinent in light of the pandemic.