Jill Walker

Jill is a nurse and a midwife. She trained at Grimsby School of Nursing, and qualified as a State Registered Nurse in 1983 and a Registered Midwife in 1987. Jill has worked in antenatal and newborn screening since 2002 and in June 2003 was appointed to the post of Antenatal and Child Health Screening Manager at Yorkshire and the Humber Strategic Health Authority. This role involved implementation of new antenatal and newborn screening programmes across the region. Jill gained her Master’s Degree in Population Health at the University of York in 2008. In 2013 she was appointed to her current post of National Programme Manager for the NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination Screening Programme and enjoys the challenges of the role.