Our people

The Burdett Trust for Nursing is governed by a board of voluntary trustees. The trustees direct the funding policy of the charity and make all grant decisions. They bring specialist knowledge from a wide range of backgrounds and all are closely involved in all aspects of the Trust’s work.

Alan Gibbs

Chairman of Trustees
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Shirley Baines

Chief Executive
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Audrey Ardern-Jones OBE

Trustee
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Dame Christine Beasley

Trustee
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Professor Ursula Gallagher

Trustee
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Andrew Gibbs

Trustee
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Dr. Michael Gormley

Trustee
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Evy Hambro

Trustee
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Andrew Martin-Smith

Trustee
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David Sines CBE

Trustee
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Professor Tony Butterworth CBE

Trustee
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Professor Mary Lovegrove OBE

Trustee
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Zoe Amasanti

Executive Assistant
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Learn more about The Burdett Trust for Nursing, as well as its grant programmes and initiatives.

Our partners

The trustees have appointed ‘funding partners’ to work with them to deliver carefully targeted grant programmes and nurse-led initiatives.

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What we do

The Burdett Trust for Nursing was established in 2002 with the aim of making charitable grants to support the nursing contribution to healthcare.

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Grant Programmes

Learn about our grants to help empower nurses and make significant improvements to patient care.

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