Chair and Deputy Chair of the BGS Nurse and AHP Council: Expressions of interest now open!
Lucy Lewis is the current Chair of the BGS Nurses and AHPs (NAHP) Council. She is a Consultant Practitioner in Frailty in the New Forest, Hampshire with Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust and a part time PhD student researching how older adults, their significant others and clinicians make decisions about treatment and support following a new diagnosis of cancer. Dr Frazer Underwood has been Deputy Chair of the NAHP Council for the last 5 years. He is Associate Clinical Professor in Integrated Services for Older People (Honorary), Consultant Nurse, Associate Director of Nursing for Research, Innovation and Improvement, NIHR 70@70 Senior Nurse and Midwife Research Leader, Joint Director of the South West Clinical School in Cornwall and Acting Chief Nursing Information Officer.
We will complete our term this Autumn and we would love to take this opportunity to tell you about these two fantastic vacancies within the BGS NAHP Council and entice you to step up and put yourself forward.
Why are these roles important?
What do the roles involve?
Would we recommend applying?
The BGS NAHP council committee are a dedicated, inspiring, knowledgeable and experienced bunch who will support you in your role. Paying it forward, there are many aspiring and emerging leaders within the wider NAHP council requiring your coaching and support to ensure successful succession planning. The BGS staff team are incredibly helpful and you will be warmly welcomed by them, the BGS senior officers and Trustees.
If you’re interested in either post...
We’d be happy to chat to you further. Do contact us via j [dot] gough [at] bgs [dot] org [dot] uk. You will need to submit a self-nomination, in the form of a covering email and statement (500 words max) on how you would approach the role and your suitability for the position to be sent to Joanna Gough by 31st July 2021 (midnight).