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Salli Midgley - Executive Director of Nursing, Professions and Quality


Salli assumed the interim role of Executive Director of Nursing and Professions in January 2023, having previously joined the organisation in December 2020 as the Director of Quality. She was substantively appointed in the role from June 2023. Salli has worked as a registered nurse for over 30 years working in a range of mental health services across Yorkshire and the Humber. Predominantly her clinical practice was focussed on inpatient services with adults and older adults. Latterly Salli led work nationally on reducing restrictive interventions with NHS England, as well as leading national quality improvement projects in Child and Adolescent Mental Health services and Learning Disability and Autism services. She has delivered focussed projects related to human rights, patient experience and seclusion.

Salli is a trustee for the Restraint Reduction Network and a member of the National HOPES programme to reduce segregation across England. Salli also co-hosts the national positive and safe working group for mental health providers in England. Salli’s responsibilities include Safeguarding, Infection Prevention and Control, Use of Force, Delivery of the Quality Strategy, Engagement Strategy and Carer Strategy as well as Nursing leadership.

Committee membership

Mental Health Legislation Committee

People Committee

Quality Assurance Committee

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