NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group has announced the appointment of its new Chief Nursing Officer.
The largest CCG in the country has appointed Helen Jenkinson to the post, which she will take up in a start date yet to be confirmed. Helen is currently the Deputy Director of Nursing at Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust (SaTH).
Paul Jennings, Chief Executive of NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG, said: “I am delighted to announce that we have appointed Helen Jenkinson as our new Chief Nursing Officer, who will be stepping up into a board level role.
“Helen brings with her a wealth of experience and I look forward to her joining our team and contributing to the great work being done for the people of Birmingham and Solihull.”
Throughout her extensive career in the health sector, Helen has been involved in a number of successful projects. Whilst at SaTH, she worked with Staffordshire University to develop the “Golden Ticket” for nurses, led a review of the improvement strategy and produced a core competency framework for nurses that is being shared nationally.
Helen Jenkinson said: “I am really excited to embrace the challenge of this new role. I look forward to joining my new CCG colleagues in the near future and helping to make a difference across Birmingham and Solihull.”