Helena Edis - Senior Nurse for Excellence in Care Accreditation
Helena Edis is a registered adult nurse by background, spending the majority of her clinical career in the Post-Anaesthetic Care Unit. She also has experience as a theatre nurse and a Colorectal Nurse Practitioner.
Helena joined the Institute of Care Excellence in 2016 as a Chief Nurse Junior Fellow focusing on improving the care of patients with dementia in the PACU. She has also enjoyed roles as a Shared Governance Educator and Recognition for Excellence Lead, a role which focused on obtaining Magnet® Recognition for NUH. Helena now works as a Senior Nurse in the Care Excellence Accreditation team.
Helena’s professional interests centre around improving the working experiences and retention of nurses and midwives, and Quality Service Improvement.
She is a peer reviewer for the British Journal of Nursing and Chair of the Institute Shared Governance Council.
Nikki Sarkar - Senior Nurse for Excellence in Care Accreditation
Nikki is a Registered Adult Nurse. With a number of years working in Adult Critical Care in a variety of roles including clinical, educational and operational, Nikki found her passion in practice development where she has led teams on a number of service improvement projects of which gained local, regional and national recognition. Drawing on these strengths, Nikki had a leadership position preparing the City Campus for the Magnet® assessment site visit. Nikki joined the Institute of Care Excellence in 2021 to continue building on positive culture change. To further advance this culture work across teams and the organisation, Nikki also works one day a week with the Organisational Development Team.