Darryl Thompson

Chief nurse and director of quality and professions

Since qualifying as a mental health nurse in 1991, Darryl has held a range of clinical and leadership roles. He originally joined the Trust as a community psychiatric nurse in 2002, and returned in 2020 after four years as the deputy director of nursing and quality governance in Derbyshire.

Darryl is a Health Foundation Fellow, and previously contributed to guideline and quality standard development at the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). He is committed to quality improvement and co-production.

Darryl is accountable for clinical governance, safety, infection prevention and control and non-medical professional leadership at the Trust.

Registered interests

  • Member of the Council of the National Mental Health and Learning Disability Nurse Directors Forum

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