Louise joined NHS Improvement in December 2017 and led on the early design of the national Improving Health and Wellbeing Programme and continues to develop the programme as it enters its second phase based on learning from direct support to Trusts and specific thematic interventions.
From September 2019 Louise divides her time between her national role and supporting Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust as Interim Deputy Director.
Louise is currently on secondment from South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust where her role was to develop and support the delivery of workforce strategies for two clinical directorates within the Trust.
Previously Louise held HR Business Partner roles at Barts Health NHS Trust, working on the merger programme when Barts and The London (following the merger with Tower Hamlets Community Services), Newham Hospital, Whipps Cross University Hospital merged in 2012 including leading a programme to harmonise HR policies across the new organisation.
Louise has worked in the NHS for over 12 years, starting as a Sickness Absence Administrator at Cambridge and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, and was an HR Trainee on the Graduate Management Training Scheme. Louise is a member of the CIPD.