Esther is a Registered Nurse with over three decades of working in Healthcare in various roles from clinical practice in District Nursing and palliative care to management and leadership positions before retiring in 2018 as a Chief Nurse and Director of Quality in the NHS.
She is a King’s Fund Top Managers Programme Alumni and holds a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Improvement Leadership and SPQ in District Nursing. She recently worked with Health Education England in health education transformation. Esther has a wealth of experience in governance and quality and has a particular interest in patient experience of health services and the effectiveness of interventions and treatments. She is very keen to use her experience to grow and develop leaders at all levels and support in whatever way she can by bringing her professional experience working in health care. Esther is also a Queen’s Nurse.
Esther is a trustee of three charities, two in the North West supporting those affected by palliative and end of life and suicide prevention and education and one nationally offering vital support and help to those families affected by smell and taste loss.
She enjoys fell walking, travelling, good food and wine and has recently taken up rowing.