Sue Cox is a nurse and qualified from the trained at the Royal United in 1989! Her background is Cardiology and spent 20 years in various roles and Trusts caring from patients from day case Cardiology, to ITU and Rehabilitation
Between 2001 and 2007 She had x2 spells of work in New Zealand working in the private sector within cardiothoracic surgery.
On return to the UK she joined Darent Valley Hospital in Dartford as Cardiology Matron. After taking the lead for governance within the medical Directorate she became a full time member of the governance team within the Trust in 2015. She leads the patient facing side of governance (complaints, PALS, and Investigations). As such she is often the person who makes first contact with patients and their families with regard to Duty of candour.
Sue has a Post Graduate Diploma in healthcare Ethics and an MSC in Advanced Practice (Cardiology) both from Kings college London. Her dissertation was a systematic review into the barriers that prevent nurses reporting medication errors.