She has written and co-authored articles and book chapters on librarianship and use of information technology in health, and in three systematic reviews. She sits on the European Association of Health Information and Libraries (EAHIL) Local Organising Committee which will be holding its annual conference in Cardiff in 2018.
Joanna has been working at the NHS Wales Informatics Service since 2008, and she is excited that her latest role from September 2016 is to develop an interactive digital patient portal to access information and resources from NHS Wales, and a personalised patient platform.
She spent 21 years at Aneurin Bevan University Health Board in South East Wales, and its predecessor organisations as Strategic Health Evidence Manager and previously as Library Services Manager. She began her career at the King’s Fund in London after graduating with an honours degree in Librarianship and Information Studies.
While juggling her role as Strategic Health Evidence Manager, she also worked part time at NHS Wales Informatics Service as National Co-ordinator for Clinical Pathways and then National Lead for Knowledge Management.