My job

Head of nursing at a neurological rehabilitation specialist service provider

Developing leadership skills has always been a priority for Sue Houston
Sue Houston

Developing leadership skills has always been a priority for Sue Houston as she has occupied senior roles from early in her career

What is your job?

I am the head of nursing at Christchurch Group. We provide clinically led neurorehabilitation services at eight sites across England to improve the function, reduce symptoms and enhance the well-being of patients with acquired brain injury, spinal injury and other neurological conditions.

What are your main responsibilities?

I am primarily responsible for clinical governance and the coordination and supervision of evidence-based nursing and best practice across the group.

I also oversee care pathways to ensure that patients’ rehabilitation potential is maximised, with the ultimate goal being to discharge them home.

Other duties include ensuring that nurses’ requirements are met and that registered practitioners assess, plan and implement care of patients in accordance


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