Supporting and enhancing the development of competence in neuroscience nursing

Executive Board and Roles


President 

Dr Mary E. Braine - Senior Lecturer in Nursing
School of Health and Society
University of Salford
Allerton Building
Salford M6 6PU

 

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

Treasurer/ Unit Representative Co-ordinator

Elaine Pearce 
Birmingham 

 

  • 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

 

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

WFNN / EANN Representatives 

Joanne Outtrim Research Nurse
Addenbrooks Hosptial, Cambridge
 

Mrs. Claire Lynch Lecturer in Nursing
Birmingham City University 

 

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

Membership Secretary

Dee Cope - Senior Sister 
Neuro Critical Care Unit, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham B13 2TH

 

 
  • 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

 

 

  • 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 -  Assoicate Head of School
School of Nursing
University of Ulster
Magee Campus Northland Road
Londonderry BT48 7JL
Northern Ireland

 

 

  • 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 membersAnne Preece - Head Injury Nurse Specialist

Meeting Secretary

Lynsay Creighton - Lead Nurse 
Institute of Neurological Sciences. The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow G51 4TF  

 

RCN Representative

Marie Austin
The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
345 Govan Road
Govan, Glasgow G51 4TF

 

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

BJNN Link 

Emily Spencer - Lead MS Change Matron
Neurosciences & Stroke, University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust, Princess Royal Hospital, Lewes Road, Haywards Heath, RH16 4EX

 

Committee Members

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

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

Lynsay Creighton - Lead Nurse 
Institute of Neurological Sciences. The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow G51 4TF  

Ciara O'Rouke - Acquired Brain Injury Clinical Nurse Specialist
Beaumont Hosptial, Dublin 

Dierdra Nolan - Research Development Nurse
Neuroscience Directorate, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin

Katie Herbert - CNS in Paediatric Neurosurgery,
Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

 

The Society was founded in 1971 at Manchester Royal Infirmary as the British Society of Neurosurgical Nurses (BSNN). ┬áThe Society changed its name to the British Association of Neuroscience Nurses (BANN) in 1998. Our Equality & Diversity statement »


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