Dame Elizabeth Fradd DBE DL
Dame Elizabeth is the Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire. Having trained as a children's nurse, she held a variety of registered nurse, midwife and health visitor posts before supporting the nursing profession nationally, becoming Deputy Chief Nursing Officer for England and serving as Director of Nursing / Lead Director reviews and Inspections at the Commission for Health Improvement. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Nursing, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, the Queen’s Nursing Institute and the Institute of Health Visiting.
Living in Tollerton, her current Roles include Honorary Professor at the University of Nottingham, Commissioner on the Midlands Engine Health Inequalities Post Covid Commission, Vice Chair of the UK children's charity Together for Short Lives, a Member of Southwell Cathedral Council and Nomination Committee and as a Clinical Advisor to Nourish.
Previously, Dame Elizabeth was the High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire for 2020/21 and held the positions of Vice Chair of Nottingham University Council, Vice President of Rainbows Childrens Hospice, and was an Advisor to Justice Defenders.
The Vice Lord-Lieutenant is appointed by the Lord-Lieutenant by recommendation to the Prime Minister and approval of His Majesty The King.