Nichole McIntosh FRSA

Helping the NHS and other systems to learn, think and behave differently.

Nichole McIntosh FRSA is a senior nurse with extensive experience in a range of acute healthcare NHS settings and in clinical quality. Originally from Westmoreland in Jamaica. Her consultancy business, Maroon Mindset Unlimited, supports individuals and teams to fight for equality, helping the NHS and other systems to learn, think and behave differently.

Nichole’s work

A mentor and consultant, Nichole is a fellow of the RSA, blogger, podcaster, motivational speaker and creative who practises the healing arts of poetry. She takes an active role in the RCNi and is regularly published in academic literature. Nichole is the founder and Director of Maroon Mindset Unlimited.

Nichole’s voice

Vlog and Youtube channel

Watch the latest vlog update from Nichole’s youtube channel. Updates happen weekly. Showcasing views on a wide range of topics and speaking truth to power. Everyone is welcome.

Maroon Mindset podcast

Listen to the Maroon Mindset podcast – hosted by Nichole. Hear the thoughts of a proud maroon from Jamaica who lives in the U.K. and believes that we are the change we have been waiting for.

Human Touch blog

Read Nichole’s blog : The Human Touch. Nichole shares her experiences as a black woman and professional within a culturally diverse sector, giving honest & insightful reflections.

“I feel strongly that if people from a BAME background especially have been giving their lives – as they have been – then the least we can do is to risk assess and take appropriate action. … We need to use Covid as a paradigm shift for how we look at race in the NHS.” – Nichole, Channel 4 News report, 22 May 2020

Let’s talk

Nichole is keen to make contact, build connections and share ideas. You can contact her at or connect on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook or Youtube.