Director and Trustee
In addition to Natalie’s role as Trustee for Headway Blackpool Wyre and Fylde, she is also Director of Operations for the National Care Group, where she is responsible for the growth, development and operational management of all Acquired Brain Injury and neurological services within the National Care Group.
With over 25 years’ experience working in care, Natalie has worked in a variety of clinical and managerial roles, both in the NHS and private healthcare sector.
Natalie began her career in 1995 where she qualified as an Adult Registered Nurse in Salford. She worked at Salford Royal and Wythenshawe Hospitals in various clinical roles before being appointed Lead Nurse in Manchester.
Natalie graduated from Salford University with a BSc (Hons) in 2000 and went on to complete her MSc at Manchester University in 2008. Moving into management arena in 2009 having left the NHS in 2011. Since leaving, Natalie has worked for several providers, successfully developing, redesigning and reinventing failing services, for a wide variety of different client groups.
Natalie is extremely passionate about delivering high quality care and ensuring that service users are fully involved in developing and receiving the best care possible.