Clinical Senate Council

Dman MSc MA RSCN RGN Regional Director, RCN East Midlands

Having qualified in Children and Adult Nursing in Sheffield, Sheila pursued a clinical career for twelve years, moving into management before becoming the Director of Nursing at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. She then held director positions at Regional Office and Strategic Health Authority levels before leaving to run her own healthcare consultancy business. During this time she worked with clinical and managerial staff on organisational change, and studied for a Doctorate of Management at Hertfordshire University. She is now the Regional Director for the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) in the East Midlands, which represents nursing and nurses, and shapes healthcare policies. Sheila is a board member of the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP), established to promote quality in health and social care to increase the impact of clinical audit.