Linda is a Registered General Nurse and Midwife and is qualified in specialty . She holds an MSc in Public Services Management. Linda has worked across midwifery, neonates and transitional care for several years, many of which were in Cambridge, before relocating to the Midlands. Linda ensures that the baby and family journey are integral to all Network projects and works collaboratively with the parents to achieve that aim. She is passionate about ensuring that every opportunity is taken to improve standards of care and safety. As Director and Lead Nurse, she is constantly striving to ensure consistency and collaboration across all the constituent units in order to deliver high quality, equitable services across the Network . She endeavours to raise the profile of nursing by engaging with nurses at all levels and encouraging Network involvement, and education and development opportunities. Linda is the current chair of the National Networks Lead Nurse group.