Hospital gets new chief nurse

Prof Nancy Fontaine. Pic: David Tothill.

Prof Nancy Fontaine. Pic: David Tothill. - Credit: David Tothill

A new chief nurse has been appointed at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

Professor Nancy Fontaine, currently chief nurse and deputy chief executive at Prince Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust in Harlow, has been picked after a nationwide recruitment search.

She said: 'I am thoroughly delighted and proud to be appointed as the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital chief nurse. I am looking forward to working with the nursing, midwifery and Allied Health Professional teams, to develop academic and career pathways and optimise potential for research and quality improvement.'

Mark Davies, chief executive at the NNUH NHS Foundation Trust, said: 'Nancy is an experienced and inspirational clinical leader who will help us drive ongoing improvements in the quality and safety of care for our patients, and support involvement, development and wellbeing for colleagues.'

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