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Liz Thwaite

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Deputy to Head of Community Services and Clinical Lead for Community Nursing

Job role

Deputy to Head of Community and Clinical Lead for Community Nursing

Area of responsibility

Community Nursing including District Nursing, Specialist
Nurses and Community Advanced Clinical Practitioners.

Point of contact at the hospital

Skipton General Hospital, Keighley Road, Skipton. BD23 2RJ
Telephone: 01756 701768
Mobile: 07825043999
Email: liz.thwaite@nhs.net

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Professional background

My nursing career started at Airedale Hospital in 1986 where I completed adult general nursing followed by my first job in older peoples care. In 1992 I qualified as a Midwife at Airedale and took up a post as a dual role Community Nurse and Midwife in the Craven area. I have focused my career in community nursing with the addition of the District Nurse Specialist Practice qualification and Advanced Clinical Practice.
I have worked as a Community Matron and Community Advanced Clinical Practitioner with the collaborative care teams before I returned to responsibilities in leading teams and services within the Airedale Wharfedale and Craven area. In 2018 I was awarded the title Queens Nurse.