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Steph Lawrence MBE

StephExecutive Director of Nursing and Allied Health Professionals 

Stephanie was born and has spent most of her working life in Yorkshire. She trained as a nurse in Calderdale. As well as being a Registered Nurse for adults, she also holds qualifications in children’s nursing, district nursing and a Master’s degree in advanced practice and is a non-medical prescriber.

She is currently leading on the National District Nurse Apprenticeship Standard and is the
Chair of the Trailblazer group for this work. She has held a number of senior leadership
posts within nursing across provider and commissioning organisations. Her current role
is Executive Director of Nursing and AHPs for Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
and Leeds GP Confederation. She also works as the National Professional Advisor for
Community Services at the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

She is passionate about ensuring high quality care for patients and also for carers in their own homes and other community settings and still practices clinically on a regular basis. Stephanie was awarded an MBE for her services to district nursing in 2022.

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