Miss Susan Kent V MBE DL SRN RSCNChair of Trustees
Sue became a trustee of the Hospice in November 2000 and was elected Chairman in October 2001.
Sue is a qualified nurse having undertaken her training in Bristol and Oxford and has both general and sick children nursing qualifications. She has held various nursing positions in Newport, Bristol and Abergavenny before moving into general management. In 1994 she was appointed Chief Executive of Nevill Hall and District NHS Trust – a post she held until her retirement in 2000.
Since retirement Sue has held several public office positions. Chairman of the Welsh National Board for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Visiting, Chairman of both Newport and Cardiff Local Health Boards, Vice Chair of the Aneurin Bevan Health Board and now fully retired!
In 2012 Sue was honoured with an MBE for Services to Health Care and in 2014 she was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Gwent.