Nesta joined the NHS 31 years ago as a student Mental Health Nurse in North Wales. Since completing her Nurse training Nesta has had a variety of roles within the NHS including various nursing roles, general management with a multi-agency substance misuse team and commissioning both on a regional and national basis. She completed her Masters in Health Service Management in South Wales in 2007. Most recently, Nesta’s role was involved in commissioning of specialised services on a national basis.
Nesta was appointed as Director of Commissioning in July 2015. Her current responsibilities include leading on the development of the strategic and operational plan of the Clinical Commissioning Group by reviewing the needs of the people of Wirral and by working with partners to deliver the health services to meet these needs. She is involved in the planning, delivery, agreement and monitoring of the majority of the health services and their outcomes received by the population of the Wirral. She is committed to working with patients, carers, member practices and partner organisations to improve patients’ experience and outcomes of health care and to ensure that services are effective for patients.