Senior Nursing Education Advisor, Nursing and Midwifery Council
Sue qualified as a registered nurse in 1982, and is currently the Senior Nursing Education Adviser at the Nursing and Midwifery Council contributing to the ongoing development and implementation of the education and practice standards. Sue spent her early clinical career in cardiothoracic nursing and critical care, before joining Buckinghamshire New University in 1994, where she progressed in her career to the role as Dean of the Faculty of Society & Health at the University. She pioneered the development of an inter-professional continuing personal and professional development framework to support the drive for a qualified workforce in healthcare. Sue has worked closely with the Council of Deans for Health to influence the changing health education landscape and has been influential in a number of external fora relating to nurse education as Chair of the Education Expert Reference Group for Health Education Thames Valley and the Health Education Group (London Higher) which represents universities within the region.