Dr Lynne Wigens OBE
Current position and background
Lynne’s career has spanned over 40 years in the health service within clinical care, management and education. She retired from the East of England Region Chief Nurse role in 2020, having previously held the positions of Director of Nursing and Quality at The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust and Director of Patient Safety and Clinical Quality at NHS Suffolk.
Lynne completed her PhD with the University of East Anglia in 2004 and is a Florence Nightingale Foundation Scholar. She is a Visiting Professor of Nursing at the University of Suffolk, and an Honorary Professor of Health Sciences for the University of East Anglia. Lynne is also a Trustee of the Royal Osteoporosis Society, and Non-Executive Director of Allied Health Professionals Suffolk.
Appointed 1 October 2020