Nicola is a former nurse with a wealth of experience, supporting Boards to develop a range of strategies including OD. Nicola’s responsibilities have included leading contract and performance management (including of challenged providers); rolling out large county wide transformation projects; undertaking internal investigations and leading commissioner teams in ensuring Providers enact their CQC recovery plans. Nicola has led multi-disciplinary teams that have included clinicians (including GPs, consultants, nurses and pharmacists), public health professionals and commissioners.
Nicola has led complex procurements, often multi-agency, for services as diverse as community equipment, out of hours services and sexual health. She has also written successful bids, grants and business cases.