NMC welcomes Donna Ockenden as Senior Midwifery Advisor

18 August 2015

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) has appointed Donna Ockenden as a Senior Midwifery Adviser to the Chief Executive. Donna will continue in her current role as Co-Clinical Director of the Maternity Strategic Clinical Network at NHS England. 

NMC Chief Executive and Registrar Jackie Smith said: 

“I am very pleased to welcome Donna to the NMC. We recognise that nurses and midwives like Donna have a massive role to play in the future of regulation and Donna brings with her important experience in maternity services and midwifery.” 

Donna Ockenden said: 

“I am delighted to have been offered the opportunity to work with the NMC as Senior Midwifery Adviser and I look forward to bringing my experience to the role and working closely with Jackie Smith.”



Notes for editors

1.   The Nursing and Midwifery Council exists to protect the public. We do this by ensuring that only those who meet our requirements are allowed to practise as a nurse or midwife in the UK. We take action if concerns are raised about whether a nurse or midwife is fit to practise.

2.   For media enquiries, please contact Leila Harris-Ryberg, NMC media team, at media@nmc-uk.org or on 020 7681 5884.