●» 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