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Dr Sonya Wallbank

Head of Culture Transformation and National Clinical Lead, Health and Wellbeing COVID-19 Response
NHS England and NHS Improvement

Dr Sonya Wallbank DClinPsy FCIPD is the Head of Culture transformation for the NHS in England and the Clinical Lead for the Covid’19 NHS staff wellbeing response. She is the co-chair of the ACP-UK Leadership Network and has a clinical speciality in staff wellbeing and restorative supervision. Sonya works for NHS England and Improvement and has enjoyed a career spanning the Department of Health & Social Care, Strategic Health authorities and working directly with organisations undertaking complex culture change and trying to improve the wellbeing of their people both here in the UK as well as Australia and the USA.

She has authored a range of materials to enable organisations to embed their own approach to restorative supervision and continues to lecture on the mental health benefits for staff groups of focusing supervision on the individual person and their needs not just the work they are involved in.