Cora Presley

Cora Presley is the Head of Nursing at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust where she leads a team of over 450 nurses working on both general and specialty critical care units. Cora has worked for the NHS since October of 2020, managing the critical care nurse staffing response to Covid-19 pressures from both surge and recovery. Cora previously worked in the United States where she coordinated the establishment of Covid-19 critical care units and staffing during the first and second waves of Covid-19. Cora is a Certified Critical Care Nurse (CCRN) by the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) and holds a Master’s Degree in Nursing Administration from the University of Loyola in New Orleans.