Head of Mental Health and Learning Disability Nursing,
John is a mental health nurse and has worked across several areas within learning disability and mental health care, holding posts in hospitals, community services, commissioning and social care settings. His clinical interests include improving working with families and embedding learning in clinical teams following serious incidents, which was the focus of his MSc in quality improvement in health services. He joined the National team as Head of Learning Disability and Mental Health Nursing in July 2017 with a responsibility for quality improvement and clinical leadership within the Learning Disability Transformation Programme. John is actively involved in promoting the learning into action work regarding improving practice to reduce premature mortality for people with a learning disability and supporting development work for community learning disability services.