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John McEleney – Head of Operations, ROI Western – RNM, RNLD, CNLD

John McEleney joined Praxis Care in 2009 initially as an Operational Assistant Director in Northern Ireland – Western Area, before providing relief support to Isle of Man. John is now the Head of Operations ROI Western.

John previously worked in the WHSCT for 35 years, commencing his career as a Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Nurse before progressing to Nurse Management and General Management.

In 2002 John was invited to sit on the Bamford review of mental health and learning disability services in Northern Ireland. He chaired a sub-group that considered the health and wellbeing of people with a learning disability, chapter 5 of the ‘Equal Lives’ and the review of policy and services for people with a learning disability in Northern Ireland.

In January 2004 the ‘Nursing Standard’ a UK wide nursing journal launched a campaign ‘Nursing The Future’, the aim of which was to raise the profile of nursing as a profession. To promote this campaign the ‘Nursing standard’ appointed Ambassadors from all nursing specialities and John was invited to be the only Learning disability Ambassador in the UK.

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