Nadiene Deane

Nadiene Deane

Elected Trustee

Nadiene qualified as an Operating Department Practitioner in 2014 having built her career in the perioperative setting. After gaining invaluable experience in the NHS, Nadiene moved into the private sector. As a continuous champion for high standards of care, Nadiene progressed through the roles of Team Lead and Clinical Coordinator into her current role of Deputy Theatre Manager. In this latest role, Nadiene assisted in leading the team to achieve full marks in AfPP Accreditation.

Nadiene has also completed training as a Surgical First Assistant and has also completed leadership and management training. In addition to that, she’ll soon undertake a study to achieve Level 5 certification in Effective Coaching and Mentoring. 

With a passion for Patient Safety, Nadiene has a keen interest in Human Factors and the relationship between perioperative team culture and patient experience. She’s also passionate about talent recognition and development, strongly advocating that competent, confident staff create a safe perioperative environment, and believes that effective staff engagement and development can improve both patient safety and experience.  

Currently, Nadiene chairs the staff engagement forum within her hospital and leads the training for their in-house safety initiative “Step up to Safety”, which challenges all staff to do the right thing at all times. She also sits on the resus committee and takes an active role in Datix investigation and learning. 

Nadiene says: “I am keen to support the development of AfPP’s long-term strategy by taking a more active role in upholding the vision, mission and values which very much align with my own. It would be both a welcomed opportunity and an honour to sit on the board of trustees and share and develop my own skills whilst positively contributing to the future of perioperative practice.”

Outside of work, Nadiene is a wife and mother of 3. She’s got a passion for love and laughter, believing in enjoying life in all its fullness!