Nurse Consultant for Continence at Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Jackie is a Nurse Consultant for Continence working for the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. She has 32 years nursing experience in a variety of specialities; the last twenty-one years have been within the field of continence care. Jackie leads in the provision of expert clinical knowledge and practice for the speciality. Jackie works across Acute and Community care, offering patients a seamless journey.  Her clinical work involves the assessment, diagnosis and management of adult inpatients and outpatients with bladder and bowel function problems. She also leads on a wide range of clinical groups to develop continence care both locally and nationally. Her role incorporates service development, including being a budget holder, clinical governance and research/audit activity resulting in improving the quality of care for patients who have bladder and bowel dysfunction.