Charlotte McArdle, as Chief Nursing Officer leads the nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals contribution to the development and implementation of health and social care policy in Northern Ireland.
Her team of professional nurses provide advice on acute and children's services, mental health, elderly care, learning and physical disabilities, public health, community nursing, primary care, midwifery, and international issues in nursing.
They also advise on the regulations of professions, education policy, workforce planning and development.
Video message from CNO
The Chief Nursing Officer Professor Charlotte McArdle has written an open letter thanking all nurses, midwives and nursing and midwifery students for their valued contribution during COVID-19 pandemic. In this short video, Professor McArdle highlights the commitment and dedication of the profession and thanks them for their continued work.