Lynne’s portfolio of work includes being a registrant council member on the Nursing and Midwifery Council and a Trustee of the Royal Osteoporosis Society. Previously, Lynne held executive roles as East of England Regional Chief Nurse, Director of Nursing and Quality at The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust and Director of Patient Safety and Clinical Quality at NHS Suffolk.
She is Visiting Professor of Nursing at the University of Suffolk, and holds an Honorary Professorship at the University of East Anglia. As a Chief Nursing Officer for England, Lynne developed a career pathway for Chief Nurses/ Directors of Nursing and Directors of Midwifery.
Lynne’s career of over 40 years within healthcare led to her being awarded an OBE in 2020 for services to nursing.