West London Mental Health Trust
Linda Nazarko is currently consultant nurse at West London NHS Trust. Her role involves seeing, treating and supporting community patients, 350 inpatients in 16 wards across four sites and three boroughs, supporting, enabling and educating nursing and medical staff and working strategically developing and implementing policy. She works collaboratively with London Northwest Healthcare, delivering training to staff working in acute and community.
She was previously consultant nurse at London North West Healthcare NHS Trust working as a clinician, educator and adviser with colleagues in the inpatient units and within intermediate care and community teams. Linda had clinical and managerial responsibility for two nurse led inpatient wards. She was also clinical lead for the IV service and for dementia.
Linda has qualifications in gerontology, physical assessment, diagnostic reasoning, prescribing, continence, stoma care, diabetes, research and management. She has written several books, contributes regularly to nursing journals and lectures nationally and internationally.