Key Areas of Responsibility
As the Executive Nurse & Quality Lead in the CCG Marion leads the Quality Directorate and is responsible for the delivery of the quality strategy and assurance systems developed by the CCG. This role provides the clinical nursing perspective to the commissioning and service transformation processes. It further ensures that the quality of commissioned services is central to the work of the CCG. Marion is the professional head for nurses working in the CCG and the Governing Body lead for safeguarding.
Marion is a Registered Nurse and has worked in a wide variety of senior roles in the NHS over the past 20 years. She has worked as Nurse Director in both provider and commissioner organisations as well as having experience in leading on clinical service modernisation and quality for the Welsh Government. Before joining the CCG she was Nurse Director for Berkshire PCT. Marion has published work on nurses in commissioning, as well as how to improve quality and patient safety. She recently obtained her Doctorate by exploring what makes a successful high quality nursing service. Marion is keen to see that the quality of patient care and the experience of service users is a high priority for the CCG.