After completing a degree in Business Management at Plymouth University, Angela qualified as a Registered Nurse from Exeter School of Nursing in the late 1980’s. Initially she was a theatre nurse at the Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Hospital in Exeter. On moving to London in 1989, Angela worked for 2 years at the Middlesex Hospital as a staff nurse. She arrived at St Bartholomew’s Hospital in 1991 as a staff nurse on Francis Fraser ward the internationally renowned Endocrine Unit under the leadership of Professor Mike Besser.
Angela rose to be the Lead Nurse for the medical/Endocrine wards. She completed a degree in Health Care Management at Westminster University during this time. In 2001, she moved to the Royal London Hospital, now part of Bart’s Health NHS Trust, as Matron for Specialist Medicine. She was promoted to Head of Nursing for Acute & Emergency Medicine. Angela’s Masters in Healthcare Management at City University was completed in 2006.
In 2012 as the new Bart’s Health NHS Trust was created, Angela became the Associate Director of Nursing (ADON) for Cardiac Care across the newly formed Trust. In 2015, the Bart’s Heart Centre was created on the St Bartholomew’s site after the amalgamation of the Heart Hospital at UCLH, the closure of the London Chest Hospital and the merge of the existing cardiac services on the Bart’s site. Angela become the ADON for the Bart’s Heart Centre. With the establishment of St Bartholomew’s Hospital as a specialist cardiac and cancer centre in 2017, she became the site wide Deputy Director of Nursing, and in 2018 become the Director of Nursing for St Bartholomew’s Hospital.
In her spare time Angela enjoys the theatre, dining out and walking in the Chilterns. Angela joined the Guild as a Trustee in 2023.BACK