Responsibility for implementing Compassion in Practice, including the Francis recommendations for nursing. For eight years, Sam worked for the Northwest Strategic Health Authority, leading the delivery of the Department of Health Non-Medical Prescribing Programme across the region, nationally and internationally. She has also served as a Board Nurse for both Trafford and Bolton Clinical Commissioning Groups. Sam is a Registered Nurse, qualified Specialist Practitioner in the home, District Nursing and Nurse Prescriber. She has also held the position of Cancer Lead at Bolton Primary Care Trust and obtained an MSc Nursing (Cancer). Sam is well published and has won a number of awards, most notably The Eileen Steele Memorial Award for Caring from The University of Northumberland. Sam enjoys spending her spare time with her young family, and is currently completing her MBA.