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Annesha Archyangelio

Annesha Archyangelio is Regional Director of Nursing NHS England and NHS Improvement NEY, providing commissioning of services across the Northeast of England and Yorkshire.

She was former Director of Infection Prevention and Control and led on IPC and Covid19 at all levels across organisations to ensure the requirements are met. She started her nurse career in Jamaica, where she previously worked in education. Annesha works across the NHS, NHS England and NHS Improvement, CCG, community, mental health, the independent sector, Health and Justice and is also an independent consultant. She invested into her career development including a BSc Heath Studies, MSc IPC, MSc Management and Leadership, Mary Seacole Award, Ponsonby Travel Scholarship and is pursuing a PhD in Public Health at the University of Northumbria. She served on various societies including the IPS, RCN and is a Trustee/Board member at the Peace Hospice Care, supporting palliative and end of life care. She was a honorary Reseacher at Imperial College London and honorary lecturer at University College London.

Annesha published various articles including in the Nursing Times and other journals. She is an ambassador for BAME staff development and runs a national network called NHS BAME Leadership Talent @nhsbame. Annesha is a Former Nurse Fellow in professional leadership at NHS England and NHS Improvement in the CNO’s Team where she authored the Matron’s Handbook. She continues to implement the Matrons’ Handbook and runs events @MatronNetwork and @AArchysha