Infection prevention nurse consultant/quality lead infection prevention,
Sue has been a passionate Infection Prevention (IP) Nurse for 30 years, working across both the NHS and the independent sector.
Sue is the national lead for IP at Nuffield Health, a not-for-charity independent health and wellbeing organisation, providing infection prevention to 31 acute hospitals, 112 health and wellbeing centres spread across the UK.
Sue is an active member of the IPS, holding roles on the conference organising committee and was the editor responsible for establishing British Journal of Infection Prevention (now Journal of Infection Prevention).
Sue strongly believes in educating and empowering staff to act as role models and change agents. Development of the first accredited course for directors of infection prevention and control (DIPC) won her the Nursing Times Awards Infection Prevention Award in 2017.
Sue’s proudest moment of her career was being awarded the IPS Infection Prevention Nurse of the Year award in 2016.