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Sharon Aldridge-Bent joined the QNI in 2016 as a Programme Manager to deliver specific programmes of work which support the strategic priorities of the QNI.

She has a clinical background in district nursing, specialist nursing including Macmillan nursing. For the last twelve years she has been as a senior lecturer in a university teaching Community Health Care Nursing and Specialist Practitioner Qualification for District Nurses and also nurse education. She was one of the authors of the original QNI online resource ‘Transition to Community Nursing’ and became a Queen’s Nurse in 2014.  Sharon was awarded an MBE for services to community nursing in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2022.

Sharon is passionate about ‘care closer to home’ and has a particular interest in end of life and palliative care and is a Trustee for her local Hospice.