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Heather Matthews

Independent Respiratory Nurse Consultant
Self Employed

Heather has been a nurse for over 42 years. She has worked as a midwife, a practice nurse,a health advisor for the youth service and until 2018 as the head nurse for the respiratory nursing service at the James Paget NHS Foundation Trust. She has combined developing new services and managing the Specialist Nursing services with maintaining direct patient care in both primary and secondary care settings. She has published in a number of journals and has presented at a national level.She was an assessor for NRAD and was a key speaker on the BTS NIV course. She has retired from her head respiratory nurse post and has embraced a career as an independent nurse specialising in respiratory care and communication skills. Her hobbies include keeping an allotment, nordic walking , art, singing in a choir and being driven in fast cars. RN.RM.BSc(Hons) Cert Health Ed.MSc(Health Sciences)

Session Role Stream type Date and Time
Asthma action plans in action Facilitator Workshop in conjunction with Education for Health 29 September 2018