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David C. Benton

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Background

Employment History

  • Consultant In Nursing and Health Policy
    ICN.com
  • Visiting Professor of Nursing Policy
    University of Dundee
  • Chief Executive Officer and Accounting Officer
    National Board for Nursing Midwifery & Health Visiting of Scotland
  • Chief Executive Officer
    International Council of Nurs..
  • Director of Nursing
    Grampian University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Chief Executive Officer Designate
    International

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Board Member
    ICN.com
  • Board Member
    Grampian Health Board

Education

  • PhD Summa Cum Laude
    University of Complutense researching
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Web References
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www.whpa.org, 12 Mar 2014 [cached]
DAVID BENTON
David Benton took up post as Chief Executive Officer of the International Council of Nurses (ICN) on the 1st of October 2008. Immediately prior to this he worked with ICN for three years where he held the role of consultant nursing and health policy and specialised in regulation, licensing and education.
David qualified as a general and mental health nurse at the then Highland College of Nursing and Midwifery in Inverness, Scotland. His MPhil research degree focused on the application of computer assisted learning to post-basic nurse education and has over the past thirty years had articles published in relation to research, practice, education, leadership, and policy topics. David has a PhD Summa Cum Laude from the University of Complutense researching an international comparative analysis of the regulation of nursing practice.
David has held senior roles for twenty-five years across a range of organisation. These roles have included working as Executive Director of Nursing at a health Authority in London; as a senior civil servant in Northern and Yorkshire Region; as Chief Executive of a Nurse Regulatory body in Scotland and as Nurse Director of a University Trust Health System.
David is the recipient of several awards and honours. He is particularly proud of being awarded the inaugural Nursing Standard Leadership award in 1993. He was presented with Fellowship of the Florence Nightingale Foundation in 2001 and awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Nursing in 2003 for his contribution to health and nursing policy.
David has held several visiting appointments and is currently a visiting professor of nursing policy at the University of Dundee in Scotland.
The International Federation of Perioperative Nurses (IFPN) - News
www.ifpn.org.uk, 4 Jan 2014 [cached]
David Benton and the staff at ICN - thank you for your contributions to this organisation and for the support you provide to nurses around the world.
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would like to thank the President and Board, David Benton, ICN CEO, and all the associations who supported our membership.
European Parkinson's Disease Association: Medical & Pharmaceutical News
www.epda.eu.com, 26 Mar 2010 [cached]
David Benton appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of the International Council of Nurses (ICN)
GENEVA, Switzerland, 1st September 2008 - The International Council of Nurses (ICN) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Benton as the new Chief Executive Officer. David takes over from Judith A Oulton who is stepping down after 12 years at the helm of ICN.
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"We look forward to working with David in his new role as CEO, as he continues and advances the tremendous work of Judith Oulton, leading nurses and the populations they serve to quality health care for all", stated ICN's President Hiroko Minami.
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CEO designate David Benton remarked, "This is an exciting and challenging time for nurses everywhere, as governments, health systems and international agencies address the human resource crisis and global health priorities. The nursing role is pivotal. Worldwide nurses are responding with innovative solutions which need to be shared, recognized and replicated. I look forward to working with all our partners to generate synergies of innovation and effort that will improve health outcomes for all and strengthen our profession."
David has held the post of Consultant in Nursing and Health Policy at ICN since 2005, specialising in regulation, licensing and education. Prior to coming to ICN he filled senior management roles across a range of organisations over the past twenty years. These roles have included Executive Director of Nursing in posts in Scotland and England; Chief Executive & Accounting Officer at the National Board for Nursing Midwifery & Health Visiting of Scotland; Regional Nurse Director, Northern and Yorkshire Region, UK. David qualified as a general and mental health nurse at the Highland College of Nursing and Midwifery in Inverness, Scotland, and has a post graduate degree focused on the application of computer assisted learning to post basic nurse education.
David is the recipient of several awards and honours. He is particularly proud of being awarded the inaugural Nursing Standard Leadership award in 1993. He was presented with Fellowship of the Florence Nightingale Foundation in 2001 and awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Nursing of the United Kingdom in 2003 for his contribution to health and nursing policy. He was selected as ICN's Chief Executive among highly qualified candidates from around the world.
eHealthServer.com | ICN and IHTSDO Team-up to Ensure a Common Health Terminology
www.ehealthserver.com, 22 Mar 2010 [cached]
The ICN-IHTSDO collaboration will facilitate this," explained David Benton, ICN's Chief Executive Officer.
Grampian NHS Board Members
www.ghb.uk.com, 20 Oct 2003 [cached]
David Benton (Nurse Director)Councillor Raymond Bisset (Aberdeenshire Council)
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David BentonNurse Director
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Photograph of David BentonDavid returned to the North-east in October 2001 to become Director of Nursing at Grampian University Hospitals Trust, and was appointed as Nurse Director to Grampian NHS Board in June 2002.
Born in Torphins, David was brought up in Elgin and graduated in Electric and Electronic Engineering at the Robert Gordon Institute of Technology before training as a Registered General Nurse and a Registered Mental Nurse in Inverness.
David worked in various executive posts in England before returning to Scotland in 1998 as Chief Executive of the National Board for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting.David has become well known throughout the UK as a dynamic leader with a reputation for promoting the value of nurses and midwives through their contribution to patient care.A firm advocate of the value of research and lifelong learning, David is keen to ensure that staff at all levels are given the maximum opportunity to contribute to the challenging change agenda.
David is married with three children and in his leisure time enjoys DIY and teaching a Korean martial art.
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