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Governor Profile

Doreen Davidson

Northumberland Community

Doreen currently works as Operations Manager for the Northumberland Community Nurses, with a background in community nursing since 1990, first as a Relief Community Staff Nurse.

This provided a firm grounding for her career development which included District Nurse and Community Matron Roles, she applied for the role as Operations Manager to develop the service through the many NHS changes.
She continue to work as a Staff Nurse at weekends “on the shop floor” which helps her communicate with the staff and patients, observing and experiencing not only the problems encountered but also the high quality and compassionate care under taken by the staff.
As Operations Manager she also advises staff members on the appropriate routes to be taken to address issue they may have ensuring compliance with the Trusts Governance and strategic polices and values. More recently she has been awarded with the honour of becoming a Queens Nurse. This will enable closer working with professional bodies that support the role of the District Nurse in delivering the government’s agenda of caring for people closer to home.