Rob Waterson awarded Florence Nightingale Foundation Scholarship by the Company of Nurses

Rob Waterson

Rob Waterson joined the University of East London (UEL) in February 2020. He joined UEL from the London regional team of Health Education England where he was the Nursing and Midwifery Programme Manager. In this role he oversaw the development of the nursing associate role within education establishments, NHS organisations and Primary and Social Care organisations. Rob has a wealth of experience in vocational learning having previously been the business manager and lead for apprentices at the Institute of Vocational Learning at London South Bank University. Rob has been involved in the development of the nursing associate programme since its inception in 2016 and is looking forward to developing the programme further here at UEL. Rob is a 2022 Florence Nightingale Foundation Scholar. Outside of work, Rob is the Chair of the Board at Barton Court Academy Trust and enjoys playing his weekly game of tennis. He thanks the Company of Nurses for sponsoring him, citing the award as an amazing opportunity, a real privilege and an honour.