Andrea Lewis was appointed as Chief Nurse from October 2020.
Andrea has been successfully working in the Trust for over two years, in the roles of Deputy Chief Nurse-Corporate Services, Associate Director of Operations for Emergency Services and Associate Director of Operations for TASCC. Andrea was the interim Chief Nurse from December 2019 to September 2020. In each of these roles she has gained a great breadth of knowledge and experience, and formed strong relationships with colleagues across the Trust.
Andrea graduated with a BSc in Infection Control and an MSc in Healthcare Management and Policy. Prior to working at ASPH Andrea spent 21 years in the Army within the Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps, where she worked clinically before taking on a number of healthcare management roles. She has deployed with Field Hospitals to Bosnia and Iraq and latterly was in charge of the UK Military Hospital in Camp Bastion, Afghanistan.