Our Services NHS Professionals Academy Meet the Team

Meet the Team


Juliette Cosgrove

Chief Nurse & Clinical Governance Director

Juliette is the Director of the Academy from NHS Professionals. She started her nurse training in 1986 at Leeds General Infirmary and, after qualifying, initially worked as a neuro-surgical nurse before moving to intensive care, where she rose to the rank of nurse consultant. Her career then shifted towards improvement work, focused largely on safety and infection prevention and control. After a two-year spell as chief nurse at Southport and Ormskirk Trust, she came to work at NHS Professionals in March 2020 and was immediately deployed as chief nurse and deputy chief executive officer at the Nightingale Hospital in Manchester. After three incredibly busy months overseeing the first wave of COVID-19 patients, she returned to NHSP in July 2020 to settle back into her current role as Chief Nurse and Clinical Governance Director.


Lisa Maclean


Director of Education for NHSP Academy

Lisa is registered Adult and Psychiatric Nurse and has been a clinician for 42 years and worked in Acute, Forensic Psychiatry, Prison Service and A&E as a Consultant Nurse and more recently as Director of UK Operations in a Military Charity, and Director of Nursing in a Clinical Commissioning Group. She has over 25 years in Higher Education in several Universities in the UK and Europe.


Stuart Lowry

Service Development Director

Stuart Lowry is the Service Development Director for the Academy from NHS Professionals and heads up our account services team.

Stuart has over 25 years’ experience in education and training. He holds a master’s degree in occupational psychology from Birkbeck College, University of London. He holds several learning accreditations, is a Fellow of the Learning and Performance Institute, TAP Certified and a Member of the Chartered Management Institute. He is an Insights Discovery and DISC practitioner. Stuart has managed large learning design and delivery teams and has led major leadership programmes in the public sector.

He has led several major global learning outsourcing contracts including the UK Civil Service, HSBC and Novartis. 


Tina Bartosiak

OSCE Education Lead

Tina is a Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife. She has worked in Saudi Arabia and the United States of America. Following her NHS career, she worked at Northampton Competency Test Centre as a Clinical Assessor, then Chief Organisational Assessor.


Hannah Manners

Education Trainer

Hannah qualified as a Midwife in 2017 and has worked in all areas of maternity to include case loading, community, and labour ward.  She joined NHSP as an Educator to help develop professional and academic skills through teaching in subjects she is passionate about; Recent reports in Midwifery have shown significant issues around safety in maternity and as an educator, she is keen to apply her knowledge and experience into developing learning programmes and supporting others to consolidate their skills to encourage high standards of care.


Pauline Winter

OSCE Trainer

Pauline is a Registered Nurse and Midwife with Thirty-seven years’ experience. She has BA hons degree, Diploma in Professional Studies in Nursing, and is a qualified Neonatal Examiner of the New-born baby (NIPE).  Pauline has worked as an OSCE examiner, Lead examiner and deputised for the manager at the Competence Test Centre.


Ros Wells

Education Lead

Since qualifying as a nurse (1989) and a midwife (1991) Ros has worked extensively in the NHS.  Her interest in education and development has influenced her career pathway, leading from practice development midwife in a large teaching hospital to Assistant Director Clinical Workforce Reform in a primary care trust.  Ros has also worked independently developing and delivering educational programmes for professionals within the NHS and has worked as an associate delivering leadership training across health and social care.  She is a qualified Executive Coach and holds a master’s in business and Executive Coaching.  She currently works as an independent coach alongside her work at NHS Professionals.


David Quayle

Education Lead

David qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 1989 and has gained a wealth of experience in the specialities of critical care and fixed-wing (international/ quaternary) air ambulance. He served for eight years as Chair of the RCN’s Critical Care and Flight Nursing Forum where he developed publications on flight nurses career pathways and organised several national conferences. He has been the CQC registered manager for two organisations and, in combination with his experience of safety management in aviation, is passionate about improving patient safety through education. He has a PgC in Health Education and is a RoSPA qualified safer patient moving and handling trainer.



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