Hilary Gardener

Strategic Liaison Nurse for Adults with Learning Disabilities - Primary Health
Hertfordshire County Council

Hilary is the strategic lead nurse for primary health inequalities for people with learning disabilities in Hertfordshire. She has over 30 years’ experience in the field of learning disability nursing and her role primarily is establishing strategies and mechanisms to support GP practices to meet the enhanced service needs of their Learning Disability patients. She is the lead on the Purple Star Strategy; an accreditation, support and monitoring process to recognise surgeries that are delivering the 15 criteria for accreditation.

She also leads on a STOMP pathway and a Cancer Screening pathway for adults with learning disabilities in Herts.