Michelle is registered qualified adult nurse and a specialist public health nurse and currently works as a senior nurse covering the North East and North Cumbria in the NHS England Nursing and Quality Team.
She has specialised in public health, workforce development, workforce wellbeing and more recently health and social care governance and quality.
She brings 17 years experience working in the NHS, Public Health England (now known as UKHSA) and Health Education England as well as the voluntary sector. She has also previously worked for the Open University as a practice tutor on nursing programmes and has contributed to nursing textbooks
She has an MSc in healthcare leadership and has undertaken coaching and mentor training with the institute of leadership and management. She is a mentor for the social mobility foundation
She has particular interests in social mobility , health inequalities and education and development of the health and social care workforce.