Practice Development Team

The Practice Development Team are a new team that sits in and works very closely with the Professional Practice Team. The team has been temporarily established in response to engagement with clinicians to support competence based training within the clinical areas in the hospital and community setting. The team is led by Dawn Hargraves who is one of the trusts home grown nurses, together Dawn and the team have a wealth of knowledge, skills and experience in a variety of clinical settings. 

The team is committed to improving quality, safety and the patient experience by investing in the development of our staff to support excellence in clinical practice. We want you to feel confident in seeking our support to help you continue your professional development. You will spot the Practice Development Nurses out and about in the clinical areas wearing our red tunics.  

If you would like to contact the team please email us at