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

Joanne Outtrim Research Nurse
Addenbrooks Hosptial, Cambridgide
 

  • 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
Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Glossop Rd
Sheffield, S10 2JP

 

  • Represents BANN at NNBG
  • Publicises NNBG activities
  • Project work for NNBG
     

Membership and merchandise secretary

Mrs.Claire Lynch - Lecturer in Nursing
Birmingham City University 

  • Maintains membership records
  • Promotes BANN at all times
  • Recruits new members
  • Markets BANN merchandise 

Webmaster

Dr Mary E. Braine - Senior Lecturer in Nursing
School of Health and Society 
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

Professor 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 - Interim Associate Chief Nurse - Regional Services 
Institute of Neurological Sciences. The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow G51 4TF  

  • Record minutes and agendas of all meetings
  • Promotes BANN at all times
  • Recruits new members

   

RCN Representative

Marie Austin - Lead Nurse
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 Representative

 Dr Julie Derbyshire 
Northumbria University
Newcastle Upon Tyne

  • Represents BANN on the BJNN Editorial Board 
  • Organise and submit articles for the BANN pages in BJNN bi-monthly
  • Encourage and actively seek articles for publication to the journal
  • Attend BJNN board meetings as required
  • Feedback to BANN board at each committee meeting

Committee Members

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

Ciara O'Rouke - Patient Advisory Manager
Beaumont Hosptial, Dublin 

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

Lisa Cutsey - Roald Dahl Transition Neuromuscular Nurse Specialist
Leeds General Infirmay 

Emily Ashcroft - Clinical Educator
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham B13 2TH 

Dr Julie Derbyshire - Director of Apprenticeships and Assistant Professor in Nursing
Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Sam Weaver - Advanced Nurse Practitioner Neurosurgery 
Ninewells, Dundee 

Andrea Shepherd - Lecturer
School of Nursing, Ulster University 

Diane Lyttle - Lecturer
School of Nursing, Ulster University 

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 »