Sue has extensive experience of working across health and local authority boundaries both at a local level with cross government and national partners. She has a strong clinical and management background, focusing on the children and young people’s health agenda.
Sue has recently delivered a number of projects including developing Strategies for Secure Settings for Children and Young People in England, Health and wellbeing needs assessment updates, reviews of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), audit of Secure Settings for Children and Young People in Wales and audit of Secure Settings for Children and Young People in England.
Sue has an excellent understanding of the new health service architecture and has established credibility amongst partners, at both a national and local level and recognised as an expert in children’s services. With extensive networks across the country of partners working on the children’s agenda she has an excellent track record of success in both leadership roles and in working with partners.
Sue started her career as a registered general nurse qualifying in 1978. She later trained to be a midwife (1979) and a health visitor (1797).
Sue also has a BA (Hons) History and English (1987), an MA in Criminal Justice (1993) and LLB (1991)