Prof Hilary Garratt CBE - Non-Executive Member

Hilary Garratt CBE

Hilary Garratt CBE, PhD (Hon), MSc, BSc, RGN, RHV, PGCE is an experienced public sector senior leader, who recently retired from the Deputy Chief Nursing Officer for England post at NHS England.

Hilary is a registered nurse and health visitor with over 40 years of experience working in clinical, public health and leadership roles in the NHS. Hilary has held several Director posts across both commissioning and provider environments in addition to holding a Deputy Chief Executive post for both. Hilary has led many local and national programmes of work focusing on improving quality and safety and also improving the working lives of people working in health and care.

Hilary is an accredited senior Executive Coach and Mentor and is passionate about supporting people to realise and achieve their potential.

Hilary received a CBE in the 2017 New Year’s Honours for services to Nursing, particularly her work to safeguard some of the most vulnerable people in society.

Hilary holds a visiting professor role at Chester University and Salford University and she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Salford University in 2019. In 2022, Hilary was made a Fellow of the Queens Nursing Institute.