A committed nurse with 30 years’ experience in the NHS, Paula is passionate about providing high quality, person centred care.
Paula graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Liverpool in 1992 after which she embarked on a career in Health Visiting in Wirral.
Paula has a Master’s Degree in Applied Public Health, and has held a variety of system wide commissioning and professional leadership roles across the Merseyside Health and Care System.
Paula joined the Trust in 2014 as the Deputy Director of Nursing and was appointed as the Chief Nurse in 2018. Paula is also the Trust’s Director of Infection Prevention and Control.
Paula has been awarded a Florence Nightingale Scholarship and works at a national level to influence nursing workforce development.