Senior clinical lead,
Caron Swinscoe is a registered general nurse with 37 years’ experience in acute care and clinical informatics.
The first 18 years of her career were spent at the patients’ bedside across a number of specialties including intensive care, general medicine, coronary care, emergency department and acute medicine. In recent years she has held a number of nursing leadership roles including matron, divisional nurse posts and deputy director of nursing in acute trusts. Prior to joining NHS Digital, Caron was chief nurse health informatics’ and head of clinical engagement at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Her current role is senior clinical lead at NHS Digital, and she holds key responsibilities for clinical governance and safety. As the most senior nurse in the organisation her role involves clinical leadership on many digital health projects, both large and small, and is principally concerned with promoting, empowering and facilitating healthcare clinicians, of all professional backgrounds, to be actively and effectively involved in the strategic direction of digital healthcare.