Susan is a Registered Nurse with over thirty five years of experience. She has recently retired as Nursing Director for Thames Hospicecare, an independent voluntary organisation specialising in adult palliative care and Sue had overall leadership responsibility for nursing and clinical support teams across two sites – the bedded unit and community Services. She was the Deputy CEO and Registered Manager. Susan built strong working relationships with NHS colleagues which enabled services to be developed in partnership, giving wider access and choice to patients and families in East Berkshire. Susan has been a school governor and Deputy Chair of a C of E First School for twelve years and although now retired from this role, she gained knowledge and experience about school management. This included being part of the admissions committee, the headteachers annual CPD panel and regular involvement in staff recruitment. Susan joined Prior’s Court as a Trustee in 2012.