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Nurse consultant and BME advisory group chair Joan Myers supports, empowers and motivates students and qualified nurses to achieve their goals
Joan Myers

Nurse consultant and BME advisory group chair Joan Myers supports, empowers and motivates students and qualified nurses to achieve their goals

Children’s nursing expert and BME pioneer Joan Myers has held a variety of posts in children’s services during her 30-year nursing career, including staff nurse, paediatric home care nurse, paediatric district nurse and children’s community nursing team leader.

Currently nurse consultant for children and young people at North East London NHS Foundation Trust and a part-time senior lecturer for community children’s nursing at London South Bank University, she is also chair of the chief nursing officer for England’s BME advisory group. In 2013 she was awarded an OBE for services to children and nursing.

What are your main work responsibilities? I work with children and young people across the trust, and provide advice and support to school nursing, health visiting,

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