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A Specialist Nurse Practitioner for Acute Frailty employed by an Acute hospital, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust to initiate and develop this new role and enhance the service provided by the team of Consultants in Elderly Medicine. Working in a primarily clinical role, supporting people admitted to hospital who have Frailty needs, where there is also a strategic to element to develop a robust Frailty pathway which incorporates the development of collaborative working with Community services, 3rd sector and Primary Care.

A background of working in acute, community, primary care and out of hours settings has provided clinical experience and skills from 14 years in a variety  of clinical nurse specialist posts, from initiating and developing clinical services, from leading clinical research sponsored by CLAHRC NW London and from participating in global projects for Heart Failure led by Dr Foster Intelliegence. Academic learning following the completion of a MSc Improvement Science and as a Prince 2 Project Manager underpins the methodology to enable successful service development and delivery. This enabled in a previous role to the successful implementation and development of an integrated care service for Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust supported by West London CCG.







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