Jo has 22 years’ experience in the NHS, working in clinical and operational roles. Prior to this she worked with homeless young people supporting their health and social care needs.
Jo is a registered nurse and has previously worked in the acute sector, specialising in Women’s health. She joined the Trust in 2004 as a Health Visitor, subsequently becoming Named Nurse for Safeguarding, and Divisional Manager for Children’s services in 2018. Jo became Deputy Chief Operating Officer in September 2019 before moving to Chief Operating Officer in April 2021.
Jo completed her Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Care in 2019. She is a Queens Nurse and a Fellow of the Institute of Health Visiting. Jo is also a visiting lecturer at The University of Chester and has previously worked as a specialist advisor for CQC.