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
Birmingham 

 

  • 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

Graham Christie - Clinical Service Manager 
Institute of Neurological Sciences, The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow G51 4TF

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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