16 March 2023
Caroline Landon, the Chief Officer for HCS and Rose Naylor, the Island's Chief Nurse, have advised
the Minister for Health and Social Services of their intentions to stand down from their roles on 31
The Minister in respecting each individual decision has expressed her thanks to both the Chief
Officer and Chief Nurse for their respective service to health and community services in Jersey over
The Head of the Public Sector and Government CEO, Suzanne Wylie said: ''The roles of Chief Officer
and Chief Nurse come with substantial responsibility.
"Caroline, in her role as Chief Officer, navigated Health and Community Services through
unprecedented challenges arising from the global Covid-19 pandemic and more recently the major
incidents affecting our island.
"Rose, in her role as Chief Nurse, has provided professional leadership to nurses across the health
system in Jersey, overseeing the expansion of the nursing education provision, including on-Island
degrees and qualifications. This contribution changed career prospects of local students for the
better, and this will be her legacy across 18 years of public service.
"Islanders can be assured of service continuity which will now be the focus of the Executive Team
supported by the turnaround team who are working alongside officers to continue to change the
service for the better and deliver the recommendations of the Hugo Mascie-Taylor report. That
work continues with the focus being on providing high quality services for Islanders in an
As this announcement relates to individual employment matters, no further comments will be
made until interim arrangements, which will be put in place in time for the departures, are made