JANET RACHEL EDGAR
Address: 1 Dovecote, Droylsden, Manchester. M43 7TP
Telephone: Home: 01613711170 Mobile: 07711515901
Date of birth: 16-07-64
NMC No: 8210446E
1982 – 1986 Registered General Nurse & Registered Sick Children’s Nurse
North Manchester School of nursing
1994 E.N.B. 998 Teaching and Assessing in clinical Practice
Royal Marsden Hospital
1996 – 1997 E.N.B. 160 Paediatric Cardio-Respiratory Nursing
Thames Valley University & Royal Brompton Hospital
2001 Diploma in Child Health
2012 Non Medical Prescriber
2006 – Date Cystic Fibrosis Specialist Practitioner / Team Leader Paediatric Respiratory Nurse Specialist Team
Provide care for children from the neonatal period to eighteen years and support their families following the diagnosis of CF.
Co-ordinator for the new-born screening programme for CF in Greater Manchester, Lancashire, and South Cumbria, and work with the screening laboratory to contribute data to the national programme.
My role includes the care of both inpatients and outpatients. I support ward staff and a variety of multi-disciplinary health care professionals.
Community work including home visits and school visits for the children.
In the absence of a social worker for the team there is both social work in addition to safeguarding work representing the CF team at meetings.
Contribute to education for members of the multi professional team and supporting students on under graduate, post graduate and masters courses.
Assist in co-ordination of research projects.
Represent the trust on national committees.
Presented at International and regional conferences.
2002 – 2006 Ward Manager Ward 14 Booth Hall Children’s Hospital
Leadership and management of tertary Paediatric childrens medical ward.
Provide specialist skills and knowledge to support ward staff
Organisation and delivery of care for the directorate
Provide cover as hospital senior nurse cover on a rota
1993 – 2002 F Grade Staff Nurse, Rose Ward, Royal Brompton Hospital
Provide quality care to children with cardio-respiratory illness
Effective ward management on a daily basis
Meet human resources needs, maintain supplies
Teach, mentor and assess staff and students, appraisals for staff
Develop, monitor and audit standards of care
Worked at times on the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit
1990 – 1993 E Grade Staff Nurse, Rose ward, Royal Brompton Hospital
Based on 24 bedded ward caring for children aged 0-16 years
Large tertiary Cystic Fibrosis unit and respiratory unit.
Cardiac surgery and cardiology with interventional cardiac catheterisation.
1986 – 1990 E Grade Staff Nurse, Surgical Ward, Booth Hall Childrens Hospital
22 bedded ward specialising in G.U. and G.I.T. surgery
Experience on regional E.N.T. ward, Burns Unit
Short trerm Management of children’s out patient department
Contemporary issues in adolescent Health Care (Level 3)
RCN Clinical leadership programme
Child Protection / Safeguarding
Paediatric Advanced Life Support 2000l
Advanced Paediatric Life Support 2006
Annual: Fire, life support, Mandatory, Mentorship
National Cystic Fibrosis Nurses Association study days – most years
European Cystic Fibrosis Society
Basle 2016 – Oral presentation, E-Poster
Brussels 2015 – Poster
National Cystic Fibrosis Symposium – most years
National Cystic Fibrosis Nurses Association Meetings
Member – National Special Interest Group – CF Newborn Screening
Member – National Cystic Fibrosis Nurses Association
Member – Royal College of Nursing
Charity Work: Chain of Hope 2001