Supporting and enhancing the development of competence in neuroscience nursing

Executive Board and Roles

President

Anne Preece - Head Injury Nurse Specialist
Neuro Critical Care Unit
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Edgbaston
Birmingham B13 2TH

Tel: 44 (0) 121 3712827/8
Email: Anne.Preece@uhb.nhs.uk

 

  • Vision and leadership for BANN
  • Establish links with other National associations e.g., SBNS, RCN, WFNN
  • Represents BANN
  • Promotes BANN at all times

President Elect

Dr Mary E. Braine - Senior Lecturer in Nursing
School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work and Social Sciences
University of Salford
Allerton Building
Salford M6 6PU

Tel: 0161 295 6491
Email: m.e.braine@salford.ac.uk :
 

 

  • Deputy in the absence of the President
  • Headlines editor
  • Seek sponsorship for Headlines
  • Promotes BANN at all times
  • Recruits new members

Treasurer/ Unit Representative Co-ordinator

Elaine Pearce - Practice Development Nurse
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Edgbaston
Birmingham B13 2TH

Tel: +44 (0) 121 3712578
Email: Elaine.Pearce@uhb.nhs.uk

  • Deals with all monies
  • Budget control
  • Recruits new members
  • Maintains membership records
  • Maintains accounts and arranges for auditing
  • Manages Travel / Research awards
  • Promotes BANN at all times
  • Establish a method of recruiting all units into BANN
  • Establish the unit representative role

Benchmark Link

Cath Waterhouse - Lecturer Practitioner
Ward N1 Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Glossop Rd
Sheffield, S10 2JP

Tel: 0114 2713602
Email: Cath.waterhouse@sth.nhs.uk

 

  • Represents BANN at NNBG
  • Publicizes NNBG activties
  • Project work for NNBG
     

WFNN / EANN Representative 

Dr Mary E. Braine - Senior Lecturer in Nursing
School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work
University of Salford
Allerton Building
Salford M6 6PU

Tel: 0161 295 6491
Email: m.e.braine@salford.ac.uk

 

  • Represents BANN at WFNN/EANN  board meetings
  • Publicises WFNN/EANN  congress
  • Project work for WFNN/EANN
  • Promotes BANN at all times
  • Recruits new members

Secretary

Andrew Carter - Divisional Nurse Neurosciences,Specialist Surgery and Trauma 
Level 0, West Wing
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford OX3 9DU

Tel: 01865 234030
Email: Andrew.carter@orh.nhs.uk

 
  • Record minutes and agendas of all meetings
  • Editor of annual report
  • Maintains membership records
  • Promotes BANN at all times
  • Recruits new members

Webmaster

Dr Mary E. Braine - Senior Lecturer in Nursing
School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work
University of Salford
Allerton Building
Salford M6 6PU

Tel: 0161 295 6491
Email: m.e.braine@salford.ac.uk

 

  • Communicates and liaises with Neuroscience Benchmarking group
  • Manages the organization of the web site
  • Designs and edits the web pages
  • Manages information for accuracy, appropriateness and currency
  • Recruits new members
  • Promotes BANN at all times

 


Marketing

Neal Cook - Lecturer in Nursing
School of Nursing
University of Ulster
Magee Campus Northland Road
Londonderry BT48 7JL
Northern Ireland

Tel: 028 71375463
Email: NF.Cook@ulster.ac.uk

 

  • Represents BANN on EANN Board
  • Publicizes EANN Congress
  • Project work for EANN
  • Designs posters for units
  • Support Webmaster
  • Supports Unit Representative Co-ordinator
  • Recruits new members

RCN Representative

Mary Quirke - Sister Neurosciences ICU
West Wing Level One
John Radcliffe Hospital
Headley Way
Headington Oxford
Oxford OX3 9DU

Tel: 01865 234918
Email: Mary.Quirke@orh.nhs.uk

 

  • Represents BANN on the Neuyrosicnece forum
  • Publicizes RCN Congress
  • Project work for EANN
  • Recruits new BANN members

 


Committee Members

Dee Cope - Senior Sister 
Neuro Critical Care Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham B13 2TH
Tel: 0121 627 1627 Ext 8648 or:  0121 472 1311 Ext 8648
Email: Dee.Cope@uhb.nhs.uk


Ruth Trout - Senior Lecturer in Acute Care
Bucks New University
Faculty of Society and Health, Bucks New University, 106 Oxford Road, Uxbridge UB8 1NA
Tel: 01494 522 141 Ext 4437
Email: rtrout01@bucks.ac.uk 

Colin Williamson - Head Injury Specialist Nurse

Royal Victoria Hospital, 69 Grosvenor Road, Belfast, BT12 6BA
Email: Colin.Williamson@belfasttrust.hscni.net

Mandy Freeman - Clinical Tutor/Clinical Lead BHCSW
Neuroscience Directorate' Brunel Building, North Bristol NHS Trust, Southmead Hospital ,Bristol BS10 5NB
Email: mandy.freeman@uwe.ac.uk

Katthryn Sethi ‎
CNS Neurosurgery
Birmingham Children's Hospital, Steelhouse Ln, Birmingham B4 6NH
Tel: 0121 333 8232 Mobile: 07760 216195
Email: Kathryn.Sethi@bch.nhs.uk 

The Society was founded in 1971 at Manchester Royal Infirmary as the British Society of Neurosurgical Nurses (BSNN). In 1974 it became affiliated to the World Federation of Neurosurgical Nurses (now known as Neuroscience Nurses).

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