Robert Bleasdale joined Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust as Chief Nursing Officer in 2022. He was previously Chief Nurse and Director of Infection Prevention and Control at St George’s University Hospital, and has held a number of senior nursing leadership roles in the NHS. He has led on a number of quality improvement programmes that helped raise standards of care, and was involved in St George’s exiting CQC special measures. He has proactively promoted partnership working and is passionate on the role of staff and patient involvement in key service decisions.

Robert started his nursing career in acute medicine, before moving into emergency care. He is an advanced trauma nursing course instructor, and completed his nursing degree at Oxford Brookes University. He also has a Master’s degree in Senior Healthcare Leadership from Birmingham University.

Robert became a Trustee of CW+ in September 2023.