Fiona McDonald is a Nurse/health visitor/ paediatric ward sister/primary care trust manager by background. With several years’ experience of clinical leadership across primary care before being drawn into clinical informatics in 2009.
Also, Fiona was the Electronic Prescription Service clinical lead at NHS Digital for seven years and has also worked on the GP/Patient Online programme as a clinical advisor/Digital clinical Champion at NHS England since 2014.
Currently Fiona is seconded into the Great North Care Record, part-time, leading on the data sharing programme and online access.
Fiona is an advisory board member of the national CCIO network and the digital portfolio board at NHS England. Fiona has published articles in many clinical journals on EPS. Also, Fiona written the national Electronic Repeat Dispensing guidance and toolkit available on the NHS England website.
Also, Fiona is passionate about anything digital to support patients and clinicians to realise time in healthcare settings and increase health literacy to support self-management of long-term conditions.