Jo joined Ramsay Health Care UK in November 2022 as Chief Clinical and Quality Officer, responsible for the leadership and strategic direction for clinical services in Ramsay Health Care UK. Jo is also the Caldicott Guardian.
Prior to her appointment, Jo was Chief Nurse at NHS Digital with extensive knowledge of EPR systems and clinical pathway design. In this role, Jo has provided expert nursing leadership and clinical expertise as part of a multi-professional senior leadership. She has been responsible for Clinical Governance and operational management of teams across a breadth of services and specialty programmes, while working in partnership with both the Nursing and Transformation Directorates at NHS England.
Jo is a registered nurse with a varied clinical background. She worked in neurosciences (including neurosurgery and critical care) and as a Pain Nurse Specialist in acute hospitals. She has held senior roles in clinical governance, as a clinical educator and in technology, working for much of her career in the NHS (spending several years at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust), as well as in the independent sector at Nuffield Health. Jo is a Caldicott Guardian and has chaired national and regional clinical networks.
Jo has a master’s degree in Healthcare Leadership and is passionate about developing people and supporting professional practice. She has significant skill as a mentor and coach, and experience in developing organisations and leading transformation.