NIPEC welcomes new Senior Professional Officer
12th December 2023
Gary Cousins has joined the NIPEC team. Gary qualified as a registered nurse in 2006 working in the Royal Victoria Hospital Thoracic Surgery Unit. Gary moved to the Care Home sector in 2010, initially as a Deputy Care Home Manager before progressing to various senior roles including Infection Prevention and Control Lead and most recently Operations Manager in Beaumont Care Homes. From 2018-2020 Gary was seconded to the Public Health Agency, working as Nurse Consultant for Care Homes, supporting the regional transformation strategy.
In welcoming Gary to NIPEC, Linda Kelly, Chief Executive commented:
“Gary is a great addition to the NIPEC team with experience in both HSC and the independent sector. Gary brings particular expertise in Infection Prevention, demonstrated by his award achievements. We look forward to Gary leading on some key NIPEC regional work and are pleased also to have his independent sector experience and knowledge onboard.”