She led the merger of 6 CCGs into one in 2019-20, having served as Chief Officer for both the Mansfield and Ashfield, and Newark and Sherwood CCGs for more than six years.
She also served as Joint SRO of the Mid-Nottinghamshire Better Together programme between 2014 and 2018. This was a Vanguard Primary and Acute Care System (PACS) site, with an Alliance across health and local government.
Amanda has a clinical background, working as a nurse and a midwife before moving into senior management. In 2001 Amanda was awarded a PhD for research investigating decision-making during pregnancy.
In her capacity as a consultant midwife, Amanda worked at regional and national levels. She chaired a working group on behalf of the National Screening Committee, which developed national standards for ultrasound consent in pregnancy. She has also edited midwifery text books.