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Our board and team

The CapitalNurse programme is responsible to the CapitalNurse board, and managed by a programme team.


CapitalNurse board

  • Oliver Shanley, Chief Nurse for London, NHS England (London Region) and NHS Improvement. CapitalNurse Senior Responsible Officer
  • Therese Davis, Chief Nurse, Health Education England. CapitalNurse Senior Responsible Officer
  • Jane Clegg, Director of Nursing, NHS England (London Region)
  • Ben Morrin, Director of Human Resources, University College Hospital London NHS Foundation Trust
  • Kathryn Jones, Dean of Health Education, Health Education England
  • Louise Morton, Dean of Health Education, Health Education England (south London)

CapitalNurse programme team

Chris Caldwell, Programme Director and Director of Nursing at the Tavistock and Portman

Chris has over twenty years’ experience in the NHS, higher education and health policy. She has been the Dean of Healthcare Professions at Health Education England since 2013 and her previous roles include Deputy Director of Education and Assistant Chief Nurse at Great Ormond Street, Programme Manager at the Department of Health, and Programme Director at the Royal College of Nursing. She is a registered children’s nurse.

Andy Mattin, Executive Director of Nursing, Central North West London NHS Foundation Trust and senior responsible officer for employability workstream

Andy has worked in the NHS since 1983, holding various nursing and management posts in London and the East of England. He has a wide range of experience in health and social care organisations. Andy has held roles in the commissioning, providing and performance management of services. He has a particular interest in service user and carer experience

Claire Johnston, Programme Director for north central London and senior responsible officer for the retention workstream

Claire Johnston is the senior responsible officer for the retention workstream and programme director for CapitalNurse with in the north central London STP.
Claire has been a Director of Nursing in London for 20 years and is also an honorary clinical professor of nursing at Middlesex University.  Claire has held a several national roles which include the community care taskforce at the Department of Health and as a national advisor in primary care and community nursing at the RCN.

Debbie Jurasz, Deputy Director of Education, Barts Health NHS Trust

Sinead Mehigan Head of Department, Adult, Child and Midwifery RGN BA (Hons), PGDE, PhD

Sinead is the head of the Adult, Child and Midwifery Department at Middlesex University and SRO for CapitalNurse training workstream. Sinead’s department run pre and post registration programmes for adult, child and veterinary nurses, midwives and healthcare support workers. Her clinical background is in perioperative nursing. Over her career, Sinead has held positions in clinical practice, clinical commissioning and as an academic. Her academic interests include leadership, anaesthetic and perioperative nursing, mentorship, preceptorship, workforce development, nursing retention and supporting learners in practice.

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