Maxine Page

Maxine Page

Non-elected Trustee

Maxine began her theatre career in 1992 as a newly qualified nurse. Over the last 30 years she has worked primarily as a scrub practitioner within general, urology, colorectal and vascular surgery and rotationally in PACU. She was the theatre education co-ordinator at the Princess Alexandra Hospital Harlow. In January 2009 she became the Matron for theatres, post anaesthetic care unit, day surgery theatres, pre assessment and the acute pain service. Maxine is also an associate lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University on the ODP degree programme.

Maxine is passionate about education and the development of staff. She has devised roles, training programmes and competencies within theatres and PACU at Princess Alexandra Hospital to foster staff development and growth. She has shared her educational experiences at several conferences, including AfPP’s Annual Conference, to inform, support and energise theatre practitioners around education and its importance.

Maxine is equally passionate about patient safety, quality and providing a positive patient experience. She works collaboratively with patients and relatives to improve care and service delivery.

Maxine is a mental health first aider and is committed to staff health and well-being. 

Maxine has been a member of NATN latterly AfPP since 1992. During this time she has been a link member, Educators SIG Lead and an AfPP Consultant for theatre accreditations.