Bronagh Scott – (Chair)
Bronagh Scott registered as a nurse in 1984 having completed her studies in Northern Ireland. She specialised as a critical care nurse and worked in a number of critical care units. She has held a number of Executive Director of Nursing roles in Northern Ireland, London and Wales. While in England she chaired two Care Quality Commission inspections of large NHS Trusts. She also led the development of a national leadership programme, for senior nurses, from Black and Minority Ethnic groups. In 2015, she was appointed, by the Health Minister, as the Nurse Adviser to the Expert Independent Panel chaired by Professor Rafael Bengoa, tasked with leading an informed debate on the best configuration of Health and Social Care services in Northern Ireland. Ms Scott is a Trustee for the Charity United Response which provides community-based services for people with learning disability across England and Wales. She currently holds one other public appointment, having been appointed as an Interim Non-Executive Member (Nursing) of the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority in October 2020.