I am the first representative from Wales onto the NPRANG committee. I have worked as a clinical nurse specialist in Paediatric Respiratory, Allergy and Eczema for the past fifteen years based within a local District General hospital within Cwm Taf University Health Board. Along with other members of the team we provide support for children within the hospital and the local community which is recognised as having challenging health needs with large pockets of deprivation.
I run nurse led clinics for asthma and eczema and provide nursing support for children with Allergy as part of the multi-disciplinary team. Education forms a large part of my role; I provide training for children and their families, school staff as well as other health care professionals.
I have been instrumental in developing a very busy nurse-led service for children with atopic eczema which covers the whole of the organisation. This project was recognised as part of the Nursing Times awards 2018. In 2017 I was honoured to be named the RCN Wales Children’s Nurse of the year.