60 seconds with chief nurse and deputy chief executive Jonathan Warren
Be brave about your career choices – you don’t always have to follow a traditional route, says trust chief nurse and deputy chief executive Jonathan Warren
After qualifying as a mental health nurse in 1986, Jonathan Warren worked in a range of specialities including adult and forensic mental health care. In 2005 he became head of healthcare at London’s Pentonville Prison and in 2008 was appointed head of nursing at East London NHS Foundation Trust, where he was instrumental in setting up the Institute of Mental Health Nursing in collaboration with City University London. He was appointed trust deputy chief executive in August 2016.
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