Tina Cookson

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

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

Tina is a Registered Nurse with over 38 years qualified experience. Her clinical experience is in primary and community nursing and her management experience included 13 years varied NHS Executive Director roles in Acute Hospitals , Community Trusts and Commissioning experience , mainly Director of Nursing and Quality or Operations.

Tina also worked with the Care Quality Commission as a specialist advisor and was involved in many CQC inspections.
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.