Sharon McNally, chief nurse and deputy chief executive

Sharon joined the trust in October 2018, having previously been the deputy chief nurse at Cambridge University Hospitals, a post she held for six years. Her nursing career has spanned over 30 years, working in an acute setting.

Sharon is passionate about the NHS and The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust providing high quality, compassionate care for patients. She believes this is achievable through the empowerment and engagement of the trust's greatest asset – our people. Sharon's portfolio includes professional leadership for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals, alongside being the director responsible for infection control, safeguarding, mental health and quality compliance.

Inpatient comment:

Everyone offered words of such reassurance and kindness. I felt so cared for and the communication with me at all times was fantastic.