Jill FosterChief Nurse

Jill has a strong track record in professional nursing and operational management. She's passionate about delivering quality fundamental nursing and midwifery care.

Jill Foster

Jill was appointed as HDFT’s Chief Nurse in 2014 having previously held positions as Director of Nursing in London and Deputy Chief Nurse at a large university hospital in Bristol. She qualified as a registered nurse in 1987 at Barnsley District General Hospital and specialised in critical care, coronary care and acute medicine. She has held various clinical positions at ward level and as matron.

Jill is the Executive Lead for Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals, Clinical Governance (with the Medical Director), Infection Prevention and Control, Adult and Children’s Safeguarding and Patient Experience.