Professor Lisa Bayliss-Pratt was appointed as Director of Nursing at HEE in 2012 and in this role she is responsible for leading national policy, workforce planning, and multi-professional education and training commissioning for the non-medical healthcare workforce. She includes in her remit the role of Deputy Director of Education and Quality.
Key achievements include establishing the Shape of Caring review, development and piloting of pre-degree care experience for aspirant nurses and leading the ‘return to practice’ initiative. Lisa’s work also includes the creation of a three tiered dementia education and training framework which enabled HEE to achieve one of its Government Mandate requirements demonstrating that 100,000 NHS personnel had received dementia awareness training. Lisa also led the development of the ‘Fundamentals of Care’ certificate for support/care workers across health and social care in England.