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Nicola is the Interim Programme Manager for the Training Hub. Nicola has worked with Health Education England looking at the workforce development needs of the independent care sector in relation to the implementation of the Enhanced Health in Care Homes Framework. As part of this work Nicola delivered sessions on the Skills for Care Well Led programme across Midlands and East. Locally Nicola has worked collaboratively with the local authority to develop educational sessions for the independent care sector, which aim to improve clinical knowledge and reduce demand on urgent care services. Nicola joined the Frailty Faculty at Nottingham Trent University in 2018. She has previously worked clinically as a nurse in the community and helped to set up the Mid Notts proactive care home service in 2015. As a member of the Health Foundation’s Q Community, Nicola has an interest in quality improvement, and founded Nottinghamshire’s Independent Care Sector Community of Practice (@Notts_CareCoP) which aims to improve professional relationships whilst reducing unwarranted variation and silo working.

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