HEALTH MAT­TERS

Macclesfield Express - - MACCLESFIELD PEOPLE -

●» SALLY Rogers, in­terim ex­ec­u­tive nurse and di­rec­tor of qual­ity for NHS Eastern Cheshire Clin­i­cal Com­mis­sion­ing Group (CCG) MAY 12 is Nurses’ Day, which takes place each year on the an­niver­sary of Florence Nightingale’s death.

It’s a great op­por­tu­nity to cel­e­brate the amaz­ing work nurs­ing staff do ev­ery day and to high­light the var­ied ca­reer op­por­tu­ni­ties avail­able in nurs­ing.

For ex­am­ple here at the CCG, as ex­ec­u­tive nurse I sit on our gov­ern­ing body and bring a nurs­ing per­spec­tive to health and so­cial care is­sues.

But I also take re­spon­si­bil­ity for qual­ity, and en­sure our lo­cal health­care ser­vices are pro­vid­ing the most ef­fec­tive and safe care pos­si­ble for our pop­u­la­tion.

There are cur­rent and for­mer nurses work­ing in a range of man­age­ment roles at the CCG, in­clud­ing or­gan­is­ing prac­tice nurse train­ing, work­ing with care homes and cared for chil­dren and en­sur­ing

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