Sheila McGovern RGN

Associate Facilitator

Sheila moved from Ireland to start her nurse training at Whipps Cross Hospital in East London & specialised in Critical Care Nursing for 17 years. In London she studied HIV & AIDS Nursing at the Middlesex University and then studied Homeopathic Medicine at The Northern College in Newcastle. Sheila has worked in Australia, USA and Africa as both a nurse and homeopathic nurse practitioner and is currently a nurse member of the Faculty of Homeopathy UK.

Sheila now lives in Scotland where she has spent the last 12 years working initially in community complex care, caring for children and young adults with life-limiting illness and then into adult hospice and palliative care. She has studied the Graduate Course in Palliative Care at Queen Margaret’s University and is currently working as a Practice Development Facilitator at St Columba’s Hospice in Edinburgh.

She has been working as an Associate Practice Development Facilitator with FoNS for 3 years on both the Resilience-based Clinical Supervision and Creating Caring Cultures programmes and attended the FoNS Residential Programme in 2022. Sheila is a champion for person-centredness and has been passionate about the provision of clinical supervision in nursing since she was first introduced to it 18 years ago.