Based in: Cambridgeshire
Clients: East Anglia, North London and surrounding areas
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
- Registered General Nurse
- Queens Nurse
- Neurology Nurse Specialist
- Specialist in continence care and pain management
- Independent non-medical prescriber
Jane is a member of the following committees:
- Committee member for the Quality Standards Committee at NICE
- Executive committee member of the Primary Care & Community Neurology Society, providing education, training and development of services for people with a neurological condition
- Contributor to the Multiple Sclerosis Society and Motor Neuron Disease Association
- Member of the Royal College of Nursing
- Member of BABICM
Post Graduate Training
Jane has undertaken extended training in:
- Non-medical prescribing
- Pain management
- Continence management
The above training has enhanced Jane’s ability to provide a more holistic approach to care and her ability to focus on improving quality of life.
Jane was awarded the title of Queen’s Nurse for her work with patients in the community with long term neurological conditions. The role of the Queen’s Nurse is to uphold a high standard of quality patient centred care, which Jane is keen to fulfil in all her practice.
Jane has undertaken regular updated training and keeps abreast of changing trends and underwent revalidation in January 2020.
Jane has over 27 years’ experience as a registered nurse. During her nursing career she has worked in a variety of settings, the acute hospital, community, the private sector and in industry. Jane also has extensive experience in the Medico-Legal field, acting as a nurse expert witness.
Jane has many years’ experience working in the community with those affected by a neurological condition from diagnosis to palliative care, with a wide range of disabilities and health needs. This involved managing symptoms, treating and supporting the person affected as well as providing help and guidance to their family and carers.
She has extensive experience of managing multidisciplinary teams within the community for a variety of neurological conditions for which she has wide-ranging experience and knowledge of neurological conditions and is experienced in the following:
- The completion of Continuing Health Care and other statutory benefits
- Acting as an advisor to NHS England on the development of Neurology services in East Anglia
Jane Successfully manages the following:
- Traumatic brain injury in adults and young people, to include walking wounded to high level functional physical difficulties, cognitive difficulties and those with minimal awareness
- All levels of spinal injury in adults and young adults
- Long term neurological conditions
- Dementia from young onset to elderly care
- Continence management for both bladder and bowel
- Complex pain management
- Non-medical prescribing and medication management
- Palliative care
Jane is keen to introduce therapeutic meaningful activities for those with complex and catastrophic needs to assist with re-engagement with life to facilitate a good quality of life. She has a keen interest in improving the care for those affected and their families.
Jane has a good understanding of personal injury and medical / clinical negligence litigation and the role and responsibility of the case manager, which embraces very good communication and listening skills.
Jane enjoys time at home with her husband, 3 dogs and 2 cats. She has one son at university and in her spare time she enjoys catching up on crime shows and being in the great outdoors with the dogs.