Susan joined Sue Ryder in February 2011. She brings a wealth of experience, having worked in a number of senior nursing roles predominately within community healthcare environments. Susan qualified as a nurse in 1987, as well as her nursing qualifications, Susan believes fully in lifelong learning and development. As a mature student she has studied part-time for both a BA (Hons) in Politics and Health and a masters in patient safety and clinical risk management.
She is also a qualified executive coach and mentor. Susan’s main responsibility for Sue Ryder focuses on the safety, quality and experience of care and supporting the nursing, AHP and care staff to give the best possible care. Susan contributes to the strategic direction of healthcare, supporting and advising non-clinical colleagues.
Susan's key ambition for the charity is the continued development of personalisation with excellence in care delivery, and raising the profile of Sue Ryder beyond our neurological and palliative care centres.