Gary O’Hare

Executive Director of Nursing and Chief Operating Officer

Qualifications include Enrolled Nurse; Registered Mental Nurse and Diploma in the Care and Management of the Mentally Disordered Offender (ENB A71).

Gary O’Hare

Experience and skills/expertise:

  • Extensive clinical experience in Psychiatric Intensive Care and Forensic Mental Health nursing;
  • Extensive nursing and operational delivery experience, both clinical and managerial, at local and national level;
  • Director of Nursing at Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland Mental Health NHS Trust;
  • Led a number of national initiatives on the management of violence and aggression for the Department of Health and the National Patient Safety Agency;
  • Member of the National Mental Health Nurse Directors Forum
  • Strong academic links with local universities.
  • Executive Reviewer for CQC Well Led Inspections.
  • Member of the NHSI Clinical Forum