Colette Datt, North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust
Colette Datt
Associate director of nursing
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

Colette has over thirty years’ experience working as a senior nurse leader across north London in paediatrics, children and young people. She is a passionate, committed, collaborative and innovative nurse leader with a strong and successful track record in strategic leadership as well as operational management across hospital and community services. Through her personal commitment and inspirational leadership, she works collaboratively and tirelessly to improve the quality of patient care, experience and safety. As a Florence Nightingale (FNF) Leadership Scholar (2019), her clinical and strategfic leadership has been publicly recognised, being awarded the Nursing Times Nurse Leader of the Year (2018) a PENNA national patient experience Award (2019) and an honorary MBE in (2022) for services to nursing. She is committed to supporting the development of other nurse colleagues through teaching and mentoring.