Care England appoints honorary nursing advisers
Distinguished nurses are appointed by the social care providers' body Care England to help develop policy on nursing and care issues
Two nurses have been appointed specialist advisers to Care England, the country's largest representative body for social care providers, to help develop nursing policy.
Trish Morris-Thompson and Deborah Sturdy
Trish Morris-Thompson, a director of quality and clinical governance for a care group and Deborah Sturdy, an independent consultant, will become honorary special advisers to Care England, which represents independent care providers. Both have worked at senior levels in the Department of Health, the NHS and the independent sector.
Care England chief executive Martin Green said: 'Ms Sturdy and Professor Morris-Thompson are consummate professionals who have had distinguished careers in nursing. They live the values of health and social care and are passionate about ensuring there is a good quality of life for people living in care services.
'They are creative and innovative thinkers, who are prominent nurse leaders and opinion formers, and it will be of enormous benefit to Care England and the independent sector to have their expertise, experience and input into policy.'