Lorna's “vision” to boost healthcare division
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals has appointed Lorna Ball to the position due to her “experience, passion, and vision.”
After graduating, she embarked on her career as a registered nurse in emergency medicine before moving to respiratory medicine, advancing through junior nurse management roles.
Lorna later became deputy nurse director, overseeing departments including gastroenterology and hepatology, endoscopy, specialist nurses, respiratory services, diabetes and endocrine, and community specialist services.
She said: “My goal is for our division to be the benchmark for service improvement and research at DBTH.
“By fostering a culture of continuous improvement and reflection, I want to make medicine the safest care provider with the best clinical outcomes.
“I envision the division of medicine as the desired workplace for all, allowing our nurses to become true experts in their respective fields.
“I hope to be privileged enough to achieve that status.”
Karen Jessop, chief nurse at DBTH, said:
“We are delighted to welcome Lorna to our team.
“Her experience, passion, and vision for the future align perfectly with our goals at DBTH.
“I am confident that under her leadership, the division of medicine will reach new heights.”