Edwina has over 37 years national and international experience in health and social care services, across the public and private sector. Edwina has extensive experience, knowledge, commitment and reputation as a practitioner, educationalist, leader and manager across corporate, clinical ,health and social care services. She has worked in large and small organisations, HSE, Ireland, NHS United Kingdom and Canadian Hospitals
Edwina started as an Occupational Therapist, engaged in various therapy specialisation moving on to therapy management. From here into general Management and taking up senior management, roles in the Irish Health Service. Key qualification gained in change management, Organisation Development, Leadership, Governance, gained an MSC Healthcare Management and MBA, additionally, achieving a Doctorate in Business Administration DBA. Edwina was the first Head of Quality and Risk for the HSE .Edwina is driven by her passion to enable people to deliver high quality safe services and provide assurance on this, with the patient, service user at the centre. Edwina is a member of a number of boards to oversee and monitor Quality and safety.
Edwina is delighted to bring all her passion experience and qualifications to successfully introduce GrandPad to older people in Europe.