Speakers

For the very first episode of the 44th World Hospital Congress Podcast Series, we have invited Lord Nigel Crisp and Dr Robyn Begley to sit down and discuss the impact of global nursing initiatives – such as the Nursing Now Campaign and the Nightingale Challenge. They further discussed the importance of nurses
especially during the COVID-19 pandemic and their daily contributions in the healthcare sector.

Speakers

Lord Crisp

House of Lords

Lord Nigel Crisp

Independent Crossbench Member

Lord Nigel Crisp is an independent crossbench member of the House of Lords where he co-chairs the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health. He also...

Dr Robyn Begley

American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL)
American Hospital Association (AHA)

Dr Robyn Begley

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Nursing Officer, SVP of Workforce

In her role at AONL, Dr Begley leads a membership organization of more than 10,000 nurse leaders whose strategic focus is excellence in nursing leadership....

Dr Robyn Begley

American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL)
American Hospital Association (AHA)

Dr Robyn Begley

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Nursing Officer, SVP of Workforce

In her role at AONL, Dr Begley leads a membership organization of more than 10,000 nurse leaders whose strategic focus is excellence in nursing leadership. She oversees a number of key initiatives involving workforce, quality and safety, and future care delivery models. In addition, she works collaboratively with the AHA to ensure the perspective and needs of nurse leaders are heard and addressed in public policy issues related to nursing and patient care.

Dr Begley previously served in leadership roles for various state nursing and professional nursing organizations. She has more than 40 years of experience in healthcare and has received numerous awards, including the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Nursing’s Visionary Leader Award. She earned her D.N.P. at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, obtained her M.S.N. at Widener University, Chester, PA, and received her B.S.N. at Georgetown University, Washington, DC. She was inducted as a Fellow into the American Academy of Nursing class of 2020.

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