Mrs Angela Reed - Senior Professional Officer

Since beginning nurse training in 1985, Angela has held a variety of clinical posts, including Ward Sister of an inpatient surgical ward in the Northern Health and Social Care Trust, until January 2007. Appointed initially to a seconded Professional Officer role in January 2007, Angela has worked within the NIPEC team as a Senior Professional Officer since June 2007.

During this time she has led on a number of regional initiatives and projects, including: the Regional Implementation Project for the Chief Nursing Officer’s Standards for Supervision in Nursing, the Respiratory Health and Well-being Service Framework Learning and Development Strategy for Asthma and COPD Care (nursing), the Patient/Client Experience Standards, Gateway to Nursing Project, Infection Prevention and Control Nursing Workforce Review, Delivering Care: Nurse Staffing Ranges in Northern Ireland and Recording Care: Evidencing Safe and Effective Care.

Angela also supports a number of Forums within NIPEC including the Infection Prevention and Control Lead Nurses Forum and the Independent and Voluntary Organisations Forum.

She has continued to study a number of diverse subjects over the years such as a BSc (Hons) in Health Studies, a Master’s degree in Medical Law and the Regional Leadership Development Programme. Angela is a member of the Association of Common European Nursing Diagnoses Interventions and Outcomes (ACENDIO) and the Health Informatics Society Ireland, Nursing and Midwifery (HISINM).