Jane Cummings joined NHS England from NHS North of England where she was Chief Nurse and her key challenges included the development and maintenance of new systems of performance management and strategic leadership for nursing. She was also the lead director for the Quality Framework.
Jane worked for the NHS for many years as a nurse, specialising in emergency care, before moving into general management. She has held a variety of clinical and managerial roles including Director of Commissioning, Director of Nursing and Deputy Chief Executive.
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