Kathryn is a registered nurse, health visitor and nurse teacher and has worked across London in a variety of positions within health, education and social care.
Kathryn moved from Wales to London to train as a nurse, qualifying as a registered nurse in 1991. Her first post was at Kingston Hospital specialising in gynaecology and urology, followed by seven years working in the intensive care team at Atkinson Morley’s Hospital. Kathryn then studied psychology and trained as a counsellor before becoming a health visitor and then designated nurse for looked after children and young people in Southwark.
Kathryn later became a senior lecturer in public health, community and primary care, with specialist interests which include clinical supervision, public health, domestic abuse and pre-post-natal depression. Kathryn is a clinical supervisor, trainer and consultant and was a lead for practice learning at Kingston and St George’s University of London before taking up the Royal College of Nursing UK lead for primary, community and integrated care.
Kathryn is currently the director for primary care nursing, workforce transformation and innovation at Londonwide Local Medical Committees. Kathryn is an honorary lecturer at Kingston and St George’s, and a Royal Society of Medicine, general practice with primary healthcare section council member.