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RMN, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD Executive Director of Nursing Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Julie is the Executive Director of Nursing for Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. The Trust is a major provider of mental health, intellectual disability and community healthcare services for the people of Nottinghamshire. It sees in the region of 190,000 people every year and its 8,800 staff carry out a wide range of roles; working together to provide integrated and coordinated care. Julie began her career as a Registered Mental Health Nurse, and has since worked as a clinician, senior manager and director within mental health services in the East Midlands. Between these appointments, Julie spent time as a lecturer in Nursing at the University of Nottingham, before returning to the NHS. Julie’s role prior to taking up this position was Director of Nursing and Operations at Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and the Executive Director of Forensic Services in the Trust. Julie has made a number of professional contributions and gained accolades including holding the title of Queen’s Nurse, being a Senior Fellow of the Institute of Mental Health and company secretary for the National Mental Health Nurse Directors Forum. Julie is professionally known particularly for her research into the use of care pathways in mental health, service redesign, quality improvement and governance.