Tracy Williams is an advanced nurse practitioner working at Castle Partnership, the Gurney surgery in Norwich since 2014. Having trained in Norfolk and qualifying as a registered general nurse (RGN), registered sick children’s nurse (RSCN), and registered midwife (RM), Tracy has been a nurse for over 30 years. She worked in local hospitals and community settings moving into primary care as a practice nurse in 1995.
Tracy helped to set up City Reach health Services in 2002, a service for vulnerable adults, the homeless, asylum seekers, and sex workers, where Tracy was the lead nurse from 2008. Tracy has been national adviser for the Queen Nurses Institute (QNI) on Inclusion Health. Tracy was awarded the title of “Queens Nurse “in 2012 which recognises commitment to improving standards of care for patients in local communities. Tracy was conferred the Queen Mother National Award for Outstanding service in 2013 from the QNI.
Tracy’s involvement in clinical commissioning started in 1998 as an elected practice nurse member on the North East West Norwich Primary Care Group and then Broadland PCT until 2001. Tracy was elected onto the Norwich Clinical Commissioning Group’s Governing Body in 2011. Tracy became clinical chair in September 2015, leading the CCG for over four years to achieve year on year good assurance ratings, then to the Norfolk and Waveney CCGs merger from 1 April 2020.
As vice-chair for Norfolk’s Health and Wellbeing Board for the past three years, Tracy is actively championing prevention and tackling inequalities in local communities which an area of passion and commitment in Tracy’s career.
Tracy lives in Norwich, is married with a daughter, and has an active Labrador which she takes for plenty of long walks.