Jen Kenward

RGN, MA; Experience of Care Lead (Community, Primary and Integrated Care) – NHS England

Jen KenwardJen qualified as a registered general nurse, her background includes practice across a wide range of medical and surgical specialties, establishing nurse-led services and having a key role in the development of integrated care services. She has established educational programmes in London working across three trust Trusts and in partnership with Middlesex University and the Open University to provide a development programme for health care assistants, fast tracking them into registered nurse training.

Jen moved from clinical practice and education into operational management, first as a lead for equality and diversity, before leading patient experience in a large acute trust. She joined the patient experience team at NHS England in July 2013 and has specific responsibility for supporting work to improve experience in relation to end of life care, long-term conditions and unpaid carers.

Jen has been a carer for 12 years.

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