Louise Doherty has worked for the NHS for over 30 years. As a midwife she developed a passion for working and engaging with vulnerable families, which led her to training as a health visitor. She subsequently developed her experience over the last 16 years having held numerous senior safeguarding roles with Community Health Services. She is a collaborative worker who strives for excellence, with an ability to challenge, support and develop professionals’ knowledge and competencies to safeguard children.
Louise is an effective communicator and trainer, working at different levels within a variety of organisations. She has extensive experience of development and implementation of Safeguarding Policies and of undertaking Internal Management Reviews using the National Patient Safety Root Cause Analysis Model for SCR’s and Domestic Homicide Reviews within Community Health Services and Primary Care.