Appointed February 2017
Quality & Standards Committee (Chair)
Sarah Elliott has a background in the NHS, working as a nurse, health visitor and in a variety of senior clinical leadership roles including Chief Nurse for NHS England (southern area).
Since retiring from working full time in the NHS, Sarah has developed a portfolio of roles including chairing two Local Safeguarding Children Boards, mentoring and acting as a Special Advisor to the Care Quality Commission.
Sarah places a high value on service user involvement, prevention and the wellbeing agenda and has worked with local and national voluntary sector groups to facilitate person centred care and independence. Over the years Sarah has undertaken a range of volunteering roles as a lay panel member of a youth offending service, as a school governor and in a dementia café.