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Katie Ashton

Smiling face of Katie in the Community Services Team

Team Leader for the Craven District Nursing Team

Job role

Team Leader for the Craven District Nursing Team

Area of Responsibility

Craven District Nursing Team

Point of contact at the hospital
Smiling face of Katie in the Community Services Team

Professional background

I started my career as a Healthcare support worker in a 40 bedded residential home after my passion to care for people and strive in my own career I undertook several NVQ’S in customer services alongside, NVQ’s in leadership and management with these qualifications I became a senior carer and then was successfully appointed to be the deputy manager, very eager to learn and take on new challenges.  I was inspired by the Local District nursing team to go on and undertake my BSC Hons degree adult nursing, which is where my professional career then qualified as a Registered Nurse in 2013, I spent 3 years across elderly wards, 1 year with acute elderly admissions and 2 years on a Community Intermediate Rehabilitation ward.  I then transferred into the hospital for 2 years on a Day Surgery Ward undertaking a dual role; leading a clinic on women’s health and working as a Patient Liaison Nurse with Child Safeguarding. 3 years with Craven District Nursing team, as a Specialist District nurse practitioner, then District nurse Team Leader and an Independent and supplementary prescriber.