Donna Anderson

Donna Anderson is a Partner and Employment specialist who has recently been seconded as In-House Counsel to a major NHS Trust employing over 3,000 people.

Donna is relationship manager for a number of our NHS Trust clients, including the North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust and Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust. In 2015, Donna was seconded as In-House Counsel for the North East Ambulance Service and continues to advise the Trust, supporting them through internal governance matters, leading to an improved CQC rating in the Autumn of 2016.

Donna has significant experience of advising NHS Trusts and is lead Employment and HR adviser in our Healthcare Team. She regularly advises Chief Executives, Directors and Heads of Service and is regularly praised for her strategic approach and cost efficiency.

She is often invited to sit on NHS panels and to deliver seminars and workshops. She has recently delivered training on the Fit and Proper Persons aspects of the CQC regulations and led workshops on sickness absence management, disciplinary investigations and hearings.