Joanna is a paramedic with a long history of leading patient safety and service improvements in urgent and emergency care at local, regional and national levels. In every project, Joanna works towards improving communication and collaboration across the system as well as improving patient safety.
After implementing the National Early Warning Score within the ambulance service in the South West Joanna joined the West of England AHSN in 2017 to lead on the Deteriorating Patient programme. Joanna now manages the Medicines Safety Programme which includes Atrial Fibrillation, PINCER, Transfer of Care around Medicines (TCAM) and polypharmacy.
Joanna practices clinically at South Western Ambulance Service alongside her role at the West of England AHSN.