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Nurses and midwives need to be more digitally savvy to increase their impact, says Public Health England’s Joanne Bosanquet
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Nurses and midwives need to be more digitally savvy to increase their impact, says Public Health England’s Joanne Bosanquet.

Joanne Bosanquet is deputy chief nurse for Public Health England (PHE), a role she has held for three years. She qualified in adult nursing in 1992 and started her career in anaesthetics before undertaking a degree in health studies. After gaining experience as a health visitor and modern matron she moved into health protection and became a nurse consultant.

What are your main work responsibilities?

System-wide public health nursing leadership and internal professional leadership to about 300 nurses and midwives across the country. I provide professional advice and expertise on issues related to health protection response and resilience.

How did you get your job?

I was part of an informal professional network

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