New Director of Nursing at Commissioning Board

 The NHS Commissioning Board has appointed its Director of Nursing: Quality Improvement and Care.

Professor Juliet Beal, who previously served as Director of Nursing (East) at NHS South of England, has been recruited to fill the role.

In her new position Professor Beal will be responsible for ensuring that high standards of care, compassion and patient experience are at the heart of nursing and midwifery in the NHS and social care system.

She will be tasked with providing clinical and professional leadership for mental health, midwifery, children’s health and leadership for the nursing and midwifery contributions to the five domains in the NHS Outcomes Framework.