Clinical Nurse Specialist-Stroke Coordinator, Hywel Dda University Health Board, Bronglais Hospital, Aberystwyth
Claire’s nursing career has included working in emergency care in three different trusts before working in stroke services. Her current role covers the stroke pathway from thrombolysis and hyper acute care though to a 6 month review service. Claire has supported the development of the Welsh Stroke Nurse forum (WSNF), successfully applying to the Welsh NMC for the WSNF to be a recognised expert reference group for stroke nursing in Wales and securing a permanent position for the Chair of the WSNF to sit on the Welsh Stroke Conference programme development team. Claire is currently the Chair of the WSNF. Claire’s special interest is in the acute management of stroke and her passion is centred on providing person centred, evidence based care and service improvement.