Steph Lawrence MBE
Executive Director of Nursing and Allied Health Professionals
Steph was born and has spent most of her working life in Yorkshire. She trained as a nurse in Calderdale and has worked within the NHS for the last 31 years. As well as being a Registered Nurse for adults, she also holds qualifications in children’s nursing, district nursing and advanced practice as well as being a non-medical prescriber.
She is currently the Executive Director of Nursing and Quality for Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust, as well as performing the same role for the Leeds GP Confederation. In addition she also led on the national district nurse apprenticeship standard and is the Chair of the trailblazer group for this work. She has held a number of senior leadership posts within nursing across provider and commissioning organisations.
Steph is also a Trustee of the charity Carers Resource and is driven to ensure high quality care for patients and carers.