New chief nurse takes charge

nurseBS''Heather Mcnair, the new chief nurse at Barnsley Hospital.
nurseBS''Heather Mcnair, the new chief nurse at Barnsley Hospital.
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Barnsley Hospital has appointed a new chief nurse.

Heather McNair joins from Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, where she was deputy director of nursing for 10 years.

The 47-year-old qualified midwife said: “I’m very excited to be part of the team at Barnsley Hospital. It’s a real opportunity to help make a difference in what are challenging times for everyone in the NHS.”

She succeeds Juliette Greenwood, who has moved to take up a rule as a chief nurse inRotherham.

Barnsley Hospital’s chief executive, Paul O’ Connor, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Heather on board. Her credentials are second to none. I’m sure she will make a significant contribution to nurse leadership.”

Heather started her career at Leeds General Infirmary before moving to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary.