Frances Millar

Frances Millar is a qualified nurse with a wealth of expertise acquired over more than 37 years within the NHS. Her training was completed at esteemed institutions, namely Great Ormond Street and Stoke Mandeville Hospitals. For the last two decades, she has held the respected roles of Head of Service and Senior Manager, focusing extensively on Safeguarding for Mental Health, Learning Disability, in addition to both the Adult and Children population. She has played a crucial role in addressing the broader contextual safeguarding agenda in particular Modern Slavery and PREVENT. Frances also undertakes the role of Chair, Author and Reviewer in Serious Case/ Practice Reviews and Domestic Homicide Reviews.

Throughout her professional journey, she has demonstrated exceptional proficiency in the development, delivery, and evaluation of training programs, with a specialisation in various Safeguarding domains. Her areas of expertise encompass Safeguarding Children and Children at Risk, Safeguarding Adults and Adults at Risk, Violence Against Women Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence, Older People Domestic Abuse, Section 5 Professional Allegation of a Person in a Position of Trust, Safeguarding Enquiries, Designated Safeguarding Person, Contextual Safeguarding, Mental Capacity Act, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, and Deprivation of Liberty concerning individuals aged 16/17 years. Furthermore, her commitment to excellence is exemplified by her ability to design customised training modules that accommodate diverse learning styles. She has incorporated real-life incidents and addressed specific learning needs, undertaking this task both independently and in collaboration with colleagues from various partnership agencies.


She has the following qualifications: –

MSc/ Postgraduate Health and Social Care Leadership

BSc (Hons in Health Studies to include Leadership, Quality, Law in Healthcare and Research)

Diploma in Trauma Risk Incident Management

Diploma in Professional Practice

Registered General Nurse

Best Interest Assessor/ Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards/ Mental Capacity Act – University of Manchester

English National Board Paediatrics

Public Service Management Wales Course for Leaders – Welsh Government