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Sisters (also known as Ward Sister or Unit Sister) are responsible for the overall running of each ward/unit and for standards of nursing care. They lead a team of staff who ensure the delivery of quality services and are key in ensuring clear communication between those involved in patient management.

A Sister has a pivotal role to ensure that:

  • Patients come first
  • Quality of care is a priority
  • The ward/unit nursing team are supported and developed
  • Ensure safe and effective practice
  • Enhance the patient experience
  • Provide effective leadership and management
  • Contribute to the delivery of the Trust's objectives