Tina Cookson

Freedom to Speak Up Guardian / Associate Director of Nursing and Service Redesign

Tina is a Registered Nurse who has recently left the NHS after almost 35 years. Her clinical experience is in community nursing and her management experience included 12 years varied Executive Director roles in PCTs, Acute Hospitals and Community Trusts, mainly Director of Nursing and Quality or Operations

Tina’s particular interest and expertise are : Nursing and AHP leadership ; governance, quality , patient safety and risk; workforce development and redesign; and service redesign that meets the needs of patients and carers.

Tina is also a CQC specialist advisor and is involved in CQC inspections.

Tina is working with Howbeck Healthcare on a range of projects including a major Community Services procurement and a innovative ‘Primary Care Home’ new models of care project.