Dr Ruth Oshikanlu MBE QN FiHV FRCN FRSA
Topic: Leading in turbulent times.( Emphasis on decision making, understanding your time, delegation, innovation)
Ruth Oshikanlu is a multiple award-winning expert nurse, midwife and health visitor with more than 25 years of experience in delivering secondary and primary healthcare services in the statutory and voluntary sectors. She is the CEO of Goal Mind – a coaching consultancy that helps individuals improve their performance at work through employee engagement.
Ruth is the author of Tune In To Your Baby: Because Babies Don’t Come an Instruction Manual and wrote the chapter: PACE Yourself and Enjoy Parenting in Not Another Parenting Book., She is a speaker, mentor and coach, and also a Queen’s Nurse, Winston Churchill Fellow, Fellow of the Institute of Health Visiting, Royal College of Nursing, The Royal Society of Arts and a Churchill Fellow. She is the recipient of several national healthcare and business awards. She is a regular columnist and has published several feature articles in numerous national nursing and healthcare journals.
Ruth is a Pregnancy Mindset Expert and supports women (and their partners) who have had assisted conception or previous pregnancy loss to enjoy their pregnancy without fear. She is a Winston Churchill Fellow, Fellow of the Institute of Health Visiting, Royal College of Nursing, The Royal Society of Arts.
Ruth was appointed a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the New Year 2019 Honours List for being an ambassador for the health visiting profession and for services to community nursing, children and families. She also received an Honorary Doctorate degree from The London South Bank University in November 2019.
Ruth is a solo mama and enjoys spending time with her teenage son. She loves travelling, dancing, listening to music and connecting with people. In 2020/21, to celebrate The Year of The Nurse & Midwife, Ruth created a platform Nurses&Midwives Talk, to showcase the contribution of nurses and midwives and has interviewed 375 nurses and midwives.