Director of Maternity Transformation
Helen Young joined Birmingham Women’s Hospital in 2012 as Director of Nursing, with over 13 years experience as an Executive NHS Board member at both national and regional levels. Helen’s profile includes work within international recruitment for the NHS and as Executive Clinical Director and Chief Nurse for NHS Direct.
Helen is the Programme Director for Birmingham and Solihull United Maternity and Newborn Partnership (Bump), bringing together local maternity and newborn providers with a vision to: ‘deliver a consistent world class holistic service that empowers women and families to make informed choices, enabling them to access high quality care from a range of providers that is most suited to their personal choice and clinical need.’
With a wide range of nursing and midwifery management experience her passion for education and clinical leadership are at the centre of much of her work. Helen is a Visiting Professor at Birmingham City University and a trustee at the charity Across and at the Hosanna House and Children’s Pilgrimage Trust.