Chief Nursing Officer and Deputy Chief Executive

Jo Young

Appointed to post in November 2011 and to the additional role of Deputy Chief Executive in October 2014. Previously Director of Operations for Surrey and Borders from 2007, following appointment as Director of Learning Disability Services in April 2005.

Jo’s NHS career began in 1980 and she completed her training as a Registered Nurse for People with Learning Disabilities in 1987 at Southampton University School of Nursing. While Jo was working at Loddon NHS Trust in North Hampshire she completed her MSc and in 2011 Jo completed the King’s Fund Top Managers Programme.

Qualifications: RN(LD), University of Southampton; MSc, Applied Psychology; HNC Business Management; HND Business Management; BA(First Class Hons) Business Studies

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Nurse Director
  • Physical Health
  • Infection Control
  • Quality Improvement
  • Quality Assurance
  • People's Experience and Involvement
  • Information Governance
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Community Engagement and Membership