Lisa has worked in theatres throughout the UK since 1980, predominately in the role of scrub practitioner. Previous roles include Theatre Matron at The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals Trust and Theatre Matron/Manager at Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital. Following 38 years in the NHS she is currently Head of Nursing for The Private Clinic of Harley Street.
Lisa is passionate about patient care and strives to create an environment of continuous quality improvement with a focus on safety, quality and improving the patient experience. She served as a Major in the Army Reserves for 18 years and completed three operational tours to Iraq and Afghanistan.
Lisa was seconded from Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital to the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in July 2015 on a part time basis and continues to work for the CQC as a Specialist Advisor, having undertaken more than 100 Inspections in the NHS and Private Sector.
Lisa has been a member of NATN/AfPP for a number of years and represents AfPP on the steering group of the SAFE OR program, which supports and promotes safe standards in low-income countries. She has contributed to developing the program and has delivered multi-disciplinary teaching on courses in Africa, India and the UK.