Governance Advisor, Lancashire and Cumbria ICS, Local Maternity System
Ann is a recognised thought leader in healthcare governance, assurance & risk, having worked as a board level professional in this area for over a decade within acute and community settings in the UK and abroad (including Bermuda, Bahrain and Dubai). Having originally trained as a physiotherapist, Ann moved into governance and risk management with a diploma in Healthcare Risk Management, an Advanced Certificate in NHS Governance and a MSc in Management. She now holds several prestigious consultancy positions including Governance Lead at an Integrated Care System; and has worked on strategic projects including undertaking a board level governance review for a large acute NHS Foundation Trust, and a senior management governance review for an Academic Health Science Network (AHSN). Ann is also a specialist advisor for the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and has supported several NHS Trusts with CQC inspection preparation.