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Melanie Ottewill

Head of Clinical Investigations, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Melanie is a registered nurse and qualified social worker and has worked in both statutory and non-statutory settings.

Melanie has worked in Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust for over 15 years in different clinical settings as well as posts such as Joint Head of Complaints and Head of Clinical Investigations.

She has been investigating Serious Incidents for over 10 years and has completed over 100 investigations.

Melanie is passionate about increasing the focus on human behavioural factors in Serious Incident investigations and on promoting a culture which enables and promotes our Duty of Candour.