Wendy Grey qualified in 1992 after training as a Registered General Nurse at Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. She then worked across High Dependency, Coronary Care and Acute Medical Admissions units for eight years before becoming an Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Nurse Specialist.
Wendy moved to Australia in 2008 where she became Australia’s first Director of Infection Prevention and Control (DIPC) and led the State of Queensland’s strategic programme for Infection Prevention and Control (IPC). On returning to England in 2010, she worked within Somerset Community and Mental Health Services on the commissioning, workforce recruitment and services development for the new South Petherton Community Hospital. In 2012, she moved to Somerset CCG as the county’s IPC Strategic Lead/Patient Safety & Quality Improvement Lead supporting two Acute Trusts, together with NHS 111 and the Out of Hours (OOH) services.
More recently, Wendy provided Senior Leadership to the Yeovil Hospital Vanguard Programme in the development and management of the Complex Care initiative before joining Symphony Healthcare Services (GP at scale organisation) as Head of Nursing and Quality. In 2018, she became Symphony’s Head of Transformation, successfully leading an Improvement and Change Strategy to support sustainability across 12 GP sites in South Somerset.
Wendy’s extensive background of working within Primary Care, Community Partnership, Acute Services and Commissioning demonstrates a wide breadth of experience and diverse range of responsibilities, which makes her ideally placed to support the CCG as a Non-Executive Director. In this position, Wendy is committed to ensuring that the people of Somerset have access to a broad range of services that support them in living a healthy and productive life and a responsive healthcare provision that is safe, equitable and of the highest quality.