Jane Turner, Chief Nursing Officer

Jane joined Sue Ryder as Deputy Chief Nurse in 2015 and became Deputy Director of Nursing and Experience in April 2021. In April 2023, she became Interim Director of Patient Services and Nursing.

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Jane qualified as a registered general nurse in 1989 and became dual qualified as an Ophthalmic nurse in 1990. Jane has worked in clinical and operational roles across the acute and private sectors specialising in surgery, case management and as a nurse practitioner in ophthalmic emergency care.

Previously, Jane worked at Bupa in varied clinical leadership roles, in Bupa Insurance leading teams to provide 24/7 health information services, shared decision making, policy development and case management. Before joining Sue Ryder, Jane was Head of Nursing for Bupa Home Healthcare which provided specialised nursing care and treatment for patients in their own homes who required chemotherapy, intravenous therapies and complex care.

With a passion for service user engagement and participation to drive service and quality improvement, Jane is committed to enabling the most effective care culture to consistently deliver compassionate, high-quality patient-centred care.

Jane became Sue Ryder’s Chief Nursing Officer in August 2023.

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