Claire Roche

Claire became the Executive Director of Quality and Nursing in January 2020 having first joined the Trust as Assistant Director of Quality Governance in 2016. Claire has an impressive career spanning 30 years, beginning as a staff nurse at Cardiff’s Llandough Hospital.

She qualified as a midwife in 1994 and worked for 16 years in frontline midwifery services in South Wales, and was later appointed Senior Midwifery Manager at Aneurin Bevan Health Board, working at both Nevill Hall and the Royal Gwent Hospitals.


In 2014, she joined Public Health Wales and established the Maternity Network Wales, leading the Safer Pregnancy campaign to reduce stillbirth rates in Wales and introduced a number of key patient safety programmes.

Claire has extensive experience in senior leadership roles for quality assurance, quality improvement, clinical standards, patient safety, safeguarding and risk management. 

If you would like to contact Claire Roche then please call: 01792 311786