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Speaker Biography

Alison Robertson

Alison joined St George's Healthcare in February 2010, following her post as Chief Nurse at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust. She has worked in the NHS for over 25 years and has provided strategic leadership to the nursing and midwifery profession in several NHS Trusts, including Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Trust and Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. Alison has a successful record in reducing hospital acquired infections, such as MRSA and C.Diff, and in implementing initiatives to improve the patient experience.

She has also led several successful initiatives to enhance patient safety and quality of care, setting goals and targets to achieve positive change.
Currently Chair of the Association for Leaders in Nursing, Alison has broad experience working in the community and is a qualified health visitor. In July 2010, she accepted the post of Honorary Senior Fellow within Kingston University and St George’s University of London, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences. She has also authored publications on several topics, including care for children and cystic fibrosis.