Elizabeth Fradd

Nurse, Chivalric Order Member


Who is Elizabeth Fradd?

Dame Elizabeth Fradd, DBE, FRCN is a British nursing academic. Between 1973 and 1983 when she held a variety of registered nurse, midwife and health visitor posts, she also trained as a children’s nurse who has also managed children’s units in Nottingham and worked as a nursing officer at the Department of Health.

In 1994 she gained an MSc in Health Care Policy and Organisation from Nottingham University. A year later she became the Director of Nursing and Education at the NHS Executive West Midlands Regional Office. Four years later she was appointed as the Assistant Chief Nursing Officer for the Department of Health.

At national level, she was Assistant Chief Nurse in the Department of Health, a post she moved to after having been the Director of Nursing and Education in the West Midlands Regional Office. She chaired the Joint British Advisory Committee for Children's Nursing for over ten years. She has also chaired the Children's Nursing Committee for the English National Board and was Vice Chair of the RCN Children’s Nurse Managers Forum.

She served at the Commission for Health Improvement as Director of Nursing and Lead Director for the Inspection and Review Programme.

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  • University of Nottingham

on July 23, 2013


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