Aquiline Chivinge was appointed in July to the role of Institute Clinical Lead for Shared Governance and Inclusive Leadership at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. Aquiline is focusing on sustaining shared governance as a model for leadership at all levels and leading on the clinical leadership agenda.
Aquiline has enjoyed an international career, initially training in Africa as a registered general nurse and midwife before moving to Scotland, to work and study. After obtaining her Occupational Health Diploma, she then moved to Australia to work and completed her Bachelor of Nursing degree. Aquiline then moved to Nottingham in 1997.
Throughout her career, Aquiline has achieved a lot of recognition and accolades, including the 2020 Chief Nursing Officer Silver Award and the 2019 70@70 National Institute for Health Research Fellowship Programme, focussing on engagement and participation in research.
Aquiline is working with partner organisations influencing inclusive leadership at all levels through different leadership programmes.