A registered general nurse whose clinical experience has spanned 18 years and multiple nursing disciplines. Qualified in 2003, she started her career in the world-renowned St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London working in breast care oncology. From there she moved to gynaecology oncology and cardiology at The London Chest Hospital. In 2004 the decision was made to move to accident and emergency where she worked in another flagship London hospital; St Georges NHS trust.
She has worked within occupational health, undertaking in depth assessments for people who are out of work secondary to chronic health conditions or injury. The assessments are carried out and a report written with recommendations made in relation to the individual’s health associated conditions with proposals made regarding employment. Clinical integrity and caseload management is a fundamental part of the role. All aspects of a person’s life are carefully considered when making recommendations to the employment coaches to enable the participants future prospects through positive action planning, and goal setting that may feel manageable to them.
The reports written are varied dependent on the needs of the individual, they include:
- Complete Occupational Health Assessment
- Back to Work Assessment
- Referral for the Individual to engage with a Nurse for a Follow Up Call
- Health Promotion Session Call