Richard Desir RN, MA, BSc (hons), DipN, DMS is a Director of Nursing within the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. He has worked in various clinical and leadership nursing roles in England and Wales; within primary and community care settings and was the project lead for the All Wales District Workforce Programme. Richard is passionate about widening diversity within Nursing; leading work streams with Nursing Now Wales/Cymru; contributed to the Train, work, live campaign and more recently contributed to the First Minister’s COVID-19 BAME Advisory Group. Richard has recently been appointed as consultant to support the Welsh Government in developing a Race Equality Action Plan-2021.
Richard was a finalist in the RCN Nurse of year awards 2015