Hilary Jones – Independent Nurse
Hilary’s nursing career began at Hammersmith Hospital before she qualified as a midwife practicing midwifery for 21 years. Having a passion for improving models of care, she led the development of midwifery-led care, supervision of midway, pathways for women experiencing depression and living in disadvantaged communities, and established a midwife-led unit.
After completing an MBA, Hilary held senior managerial and associate director roles in the acute trust, participated in a Department of Health collaborative linked to women and children’s services, and held corporate responsibility for safeguarding, resilience planning, 18 weeks and cancer access targets.
She has been CCG Deputy Director and Director of Nursing, a visiting lecturer at Buckingham University Medical School and the CCG lead for system-wide cancer and stroke pathway improvements.
Hilary has been instrumental in supporting the national programme to reduce inequalities for those living with a learning disability and has recently established a vaccination centre during the COVID-19 pandemic.