Elaine Spencer , RGN, MSc
Governing Body Equality and Diversity Lead, Safety & Quality Team at Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust
Elaine took up her post as a Governing Body Member at Dorset CCG in August 2016 with a focus on quality. She also fulfills the role of the Freedom to Speak up Guardian and is the Governing Body Equality and Diversity Lead. Elaine has most recently been working within the Safety & Quality Team at Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust investigating serious incidents and leading on the introduction and monitoring of the statutory Duty of Candour. Elaine has previously worked as a Consultant Nurse in Cardiology at Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust introducing and evaluating nurse-led services and as a Clinical Director of S&C Healthcare providing clinical and management services to the NHS. She has been involved in, designing, delivering and commissioning innovative services, including complex care pathways. Elaine has shared her knowledge and expertise widely as a public speaker, a lecturer and is widely published.