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Healthcare at Home promotes Prof Sir Jonathan Asbridge

He takes up the role of clinical director

Healthcare at Home Prof Jonathan AsbridgeHealthcare at Home, a UK-based clinical homecare provider, has appointed Prof Sir Jonathan Asbridge as its new clinical director.

Prof Asbridge brings over 30 years of clinical leadership experience to the role, with particular expertise in health system organisation, accreditation, governance and regulation across governmental, public and private sectors.

Natalie Douglas, chief executive officer of Healthcare at Home, said: “Jonathan brings a wealth of clinical leadership and patient experience in both the NHS and independent sector.

“I am personally looking forward to working closely with him on our journey of improvement and innovation to deliver excellent care and service for patients.”

He first joined Healthcare at Home in 2013, serving as director of quality and governance, and will now take on responsibility for the 800 clinicians under its purview.

Formerly, Prof Asbridge served as chief nurse of the Oxford University and Cambridge University teaching hospitals, as well as chief nurse and interim chief executive of Barts and the London NHS Trust.

He was also the inaugural president of the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council, and has served as deputy chairman of the UK Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence.

Prof Asbridge is currently a member of the International Council of Nurses Global Observatory on Licensure and Registration, and is one of the founding board members of the European Federation of Nursing Regulators.

He said: “As the leader of our clinical directorate, I will ensure that what we do across Healthcare at Home is safe, high quality, innovative and professionally sound.

“We are striving to be the most customer-driven clinical homecare company in the world, by creating a culture of continual feedback and improvement within our organisation, with our NHS, private and pharmaceutical partners and, most importantly, with our patients - the people we serve.”

5th August 2016

From: Healthcare

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