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Amanda Hallums

Amanda Hallums
Amanda Hallums -Chief Nurse and Director of Patient Experience and Quality

Position

Chief Nurse and Director of Patient Experience and Quality

Responsibilities

  • Member of the Quality Committee

  • Member of Strategic Workforce Committee

  • By invitation, an attendee of the Integrated Audit and Governance Committee

  • Member of the Clinical Executive Management Group

  • Member of Ethics Committee

Additional responsibilities

Board lead for Children and Board Maternity and Neonatal Champion

History with the Trust

Amanda Hallums joined the Trust in July 2018 as Interim Care Group Operations Director for both the General and Specialist Medicine and Women’s and Children’s care groups.

Amanda took up the role of Interim Chief Nurse and Director of Quality in April 2019 and was appointment to the permanent role of Chief Nurse and Director of Patient Experience and Quality on 1 October 2019.

Professional background

Amanda is a registered nurse and midwife, having trained at The London Hospital, Whitechapel where she was also a ward sister.

She has extensive experience in clinical practice, education and operations, and has worked in both the independent sector and the NHS. She was Chief Nurse at Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Trust for over 13 years. More recently Amanda was the Head of Nursing  for St Mark`s Hospital, the world renowned hospital for gastrointestinal disorders.

In her spare time Amanda is a Trustee at St Francis Hospice in Essex.