Sue Walker is the Director and co-founder of the Nurses for Nurses Network and the Nursing CPD Institute. As a Nurse Education Consultant, Sue is a member of the Education Governance Committee of the Institute as well as a key contributor to the online education platform Continuing Professional Development library.
As a Registered Nurse, Sue holds Degrees in Nursing and Health Administration, a Master’s degree in Primary Health Care majoring in Palliative Care, as well as a number of certificate courses in Psychiatry of Ageing, Gerontology, Chemotherapy Administration, Training and Assessment, and is also an Accredited Mental Health First Aid Trainer.
Sue has extensive experience both as a clinician, educator, and senior manager in the acute, aged care, community, and palliative care settings. Sue is passionate about making a difference to the way in which people experience the health care system.
Sue has worked as a Facility Manager of a large not for profit residential aged care facility for seven years. During her time with the organisation, Sue oversaw the build of a new 120-bed facility, the decanting of the old facility into the new, and retained her sanity and sense of humour through the defects period that followed! Her work resulted in the facility achieving organisational financial goals whilst consistently meeting external accreditation criteria. Sue’s aim in residential aged care was to create an environment that supported the happiness of Residents and families and provided job satisfaction for a team of staff that was second to none.