Jayne Cooper, RN (child) BSc Hons Msc

Jayne Cooper, RN (child) BSc Hons Msc

Chief Executive

Jayne Cooper was appointed CEO of Woking & Sam Beare Hospices in May 2017, just after completing her Masters in Leadership and Innovation in the Health Care Setting. She is a nurse by background, having specialised in children’s nursing.

Jayne was the recipient of the prestigious Florence Nightingale Foundation Children and Young People Leadership Scholarship in 2011. Before joining the hospice care charity as its Director of Nursing in 2015, she was the Associate Chief Nurse for Integrated Medicine at Buckinghamshire NHS Trust.

Jayne has had a varied career and has worked both in the community and acute settings. She has held a number senior nursing posts, including Matron and Head of Nursing. Additionally, Jayne has been a reviewer for the Nursing Midwifery Council [NMC] and a peer reviewer for other nursing journals, as well as publishing her own work and presenting at sector conferences.