Director of nursing & NWSDU/ICS chief nurse, NCL,
North London Partners in Health and Care and Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust
Chris Caldwell is Executive Director of Nursing and System Workforce Transformation at Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust in London. Chris is also Chief Nurse for North London Partners in Health and Care Integrated Care System. She is joint SRO for the nursing and midwifery priority area of the NHS London Workforce Recovery Programme and chairs the Cavendish Square Group London Mental Health Nurse Directors’ Forum. Chris also led the establishment of CapitalNurse, London’s programme of collective action to grow and sustain nursing across the capital.
Chris is a registered nurse with Masters level education in Health Psychology and Health Care Education and holds a Doctorate from Ashridge Business School focusing on transformational organisational change. Chris is passionate about applying relational and creative approaches to system leadership to achieve sustainable transformation through collective action to drive improvements in health and care to reduce inequalities and improve population health. She is an Honorary Visiting Professor at City, University of London and London South Bank University.