Claire Tobias is a Practice Development Nurse in the Adult Mental Health and Learning Disabilities directorate of Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust. Claire spent eleven years working on adult acute inpatient mental health wards in both nursing and managerial roles.
She is currently based at Memorial Hospital and is one of two practice development nurses for the directorate and works across Greenwich, Bexley and Bromley. Her role as practice development nurse is to help develop nursing practice of both individuals and teams by advancing knowledge and skills across both professional and operational issues. The main focus of Claire's work remains the acute and crisis teams within the directorate.
Claire recently completed an advanced Motivational Interviewing course last year and is using this to support trust-wide roll out of training.