BETH Nurse Facilitators

We are lucky to have Sharon Powell on our Team as our lead nurse. Sharon is a Practice Nurse and Mentor at South View Partnership and has been involved in education for many years with the CEPN. She is also one of our three nurse facilitators which make up our nursing leadership team.

Sharon Powell
Beckenham ICN Nurse Lead

I trained at The Nightingale School of Nursing at St Thomas’ Hospital London and qualified as a Registered General Nurse (RGN).  I have worked in the Acute Trust and transferred to community nursing in general practice specialising in general practice nursing across Bexley and Bromley.  I am currently working at South View Partnership in Bromley as a Practice Nurse Facilitator and it is my genuine desire to improve the training and support of the nursing workforce in Bromley.

Rachel Simo
Bromley ICN Nurse Lead

I qualified as an RGN in 1992 at the York and Scarborough School of Nursing. For the past 19 years’ I have been working in Primary Care in a GP Practice in Chislehurst. I started as a Practice Nurse and over the next 6 years completed diplomas in Asthma care and Diabetes management in primary care. In 2009 I qualified as a Nurse Practitioner with a BSc 1st class honours degree. I have also gained a PGCert in Non-Medical Prescribing.

For the past 3 years’ I have also been working as a Nurse Facilitator for Bromley GP Alliance and recently became the Health Care Assistant lead. This is a very rewarding role and enables me to use my experience and knowledge in primary care to provide support and guidance to the nurses and HCA’s working in GP Practices in Bromley.​

 

Louisa Vallins
Orpington ICN Nurse Lead

I work as an advanced nurse practitioner, assessing, diagnosing and treating a number of minor ailments, musculoskeletal conditions and emergency triage cases. I also lead the diabetic services our surgery provides and am an independent nurse prescriber. I also have specialist skills in asthma and COPD and deal with complex cases.

Bromley Nurse Facilitators

‘The Bromley Nurse Facilitators key functions are to provide on the ground support, knowledge, experience and expertise to the GPN workforce, encompassing revalidation, signposting, clinical supervision and promoting best practice and future workforce developments in line with the NHS England GPN 10 Point Plan.’