Chief Nurse appointment

12 May 2017

Pippa Nightingale has been appointed as Chief Nurse of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Pippa Nightingale has been appointed as Chief Nurse of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Pippa joined the NHS in 1994, qualifying in 1998, and since then has worked clinically specialising in maternity and women’s health care.   

She has significant senior management experience in multi-site NHS organisations and led the transition of maternity services in north west London which ensured safe care was delivered to 33,000 women by standardising maternity and neonatal services across six acute providers. For the past 18 months she has been Director of Midwifery and Clinical Director at the Trust.

Pippa said: “I’m proud to work with colleagues to continually improve the quality of services we provide to our patients and ensuring that we are an organisation that is committed to the learning, development and well-being of our staff.”

Chief Executive Lesley Watts said: “I am thrilled to welcome Pippa as Chief Nurse. I know that she will provide a strong clinical voice in our organisation so that we deliver against our commitment to provide even better care to our patients.”

Pippa’s role begins with immediate effect.

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