Yvonne Coghill CBE, OBE, JP, MSc, DMS, RGN, RMN, HV, CPT, Dip Exec Coaching.
Yvonne commenced nurse training at Central Middlesex Hospital in 1977, qualified as a general nurse in 1980 and then went on to qualify in mental health nursing and health visiting. In 1986 she secured her first NHS management job and has since held a number of operational and strategic leadership posts.
In 2004, she was appointed at the Department of Health as private secretary to the chief executive of the NHS, Sir Nigel Crisp.
Yvonne is currently the director, WRES, London and deputy president of the RCN.
- HSJ Knowledge
Dr Habib Naqvi and Yvonne Coghill ask NHS organisations to fastrack implementation of WRES for recognising improvements in workplace race equality.
Michael West, Habib Naqvi and Yvonne Coghill outline measures to implement the values of compassion and inclusion across the whole of the NHS
Over a fifth of the NHS workforce are from non-white backgrounds, yet they suffer consistently worse workplace experiences
Where does the NHS stand in the treatment of its black and minority ethnic staff and patients
Previous attempts to eliminate race discrimination from the NHS have have failed. Employers must use research evidence to shape interventions and metrics to hold managers to account