Nurses and Wellbeing Lived Experience experts

Topics Michelle & Emma can speak about:

  • Understanding Hospice Care

  •  Balancing caring for a terminally ill loved one whilst working

  •  Supporting colleagues or staff through bereavement

  • Experience of a palliative nurse and palliative care 

  • Lived Experience of living with a disability and life-limiting illness

  • Lived Experience of workplace bullying 

  • Tackling a negative culture in the workplace 

  • Disability Equality 

  • Reasonable adjustments in the workplace 

  • Resilience and well being 

  • Community engagement methodologies

  • Asset based community development

Michelle Smith

Michelle is a qualified nurse in general adult care with a degree in specialist palliative care and has over 20 years’ experience working alongside those with a life limiting illness and their carers.
Michelle has a training qualification and has designed and delivered bespoke training packages.
Previous roles include:-
• Ward Sister in acute respiratory nursing
• Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist setting up and delivering an acute  hospital based service.  
• Head of Patient Services and clinical governance in a hospice.
More recently, Michelle has worked for a leading UK charity as part of their Senior Leadership team across the South West of England and The Channel Islands.

Emma Frost

Emma has a background in informal education, qualified as a person centred planning facilitator and Disability Equality trainer. Emma has expertise in the Equality Diversity Inclusion arena and has worked in the voluntary sector for 10 years having previously conducted academic research into the portrayal of disabled people by third sector organisations.

Emma has worked with statutory, voluntary and independent provides to influence commissioning and worked to improve local health and social services for people affected by Multiple Sclerosis.

Emma is a National Voices Lived Experience Facilitator delivering sessions around the lived experience and resilience theory on behalf of the NHS Leadership Academy for clinical and non clinical management. This is based on her own patient experience which has been prolific care of Cerebral Palsy and Multiple Sclerosis.

If you would like Emma or Michelle to speak at your event please complete our contact page.


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