In her current role as Network Manager for the Mental Health, Dementia and Neurological Conditions Network, Linda has responsibility for developing a comprehensive programme which reflects the national priorities for mental health as well as local service demand and provision. Linda is keen to drive forward improvements in the quality and safety of patient care combined with reduced cost and long term return on investment.
Linda is an experienced programme and project manager with a track record of delivering a wide range of strategic projects within the NHS. These include local delivery of national policies, the mobilisation of new services, and large scale efficiency savings.
Other recent programmes of work have included the delivery of the Medicines Use and Procurement QIPP programme in South Central (this covers Wessex and Thames Valley). Prior to the NHS, Linda developed her experience of managing projects within the private and commercial sector.