Chief Nursing and Quality Officer (Interim)
Evonne Hunt was appointed Chief Nursing and Quality Officer (Interim) of Medway NHS Foundation Trust in October 2021, coming to the organisation from Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust where she was the Deputy Chief Nurse. Prior to that she was Chief Nurse in the independent sector.
Evonne has been a nurse for 24 years and has held director and senior leadership level positions in nursing, quality governance, patient safety, and risk management in acute, mental health and commissioning organisations in the NHS. She has also worked in the Department of Health and the independent and private healthcare sectors.
As Chief Nursing and Quality Officer, Evonne has board level responsibility for professional nursing, midwifery and allied health profession workforce to support the delivery of high quality compassionate care.
Evonne wanted to be a nurse since she was seven years old, heavily influenced by her mum who is a nurse. She is extremely passionate about patient safety and experience, organisational culture and staff development and wellbeing.
Evonne lives happily with her family in Kent, and enjoys travelling.