Sue Lacey Bryant is passionate about bringing the expertise of knowledge specialists to inform the millions of decisions made across healthcare day by day, whether by the C-suite, on the hospital ward or out in the community.
As Chief Knowledge Officer for Health Education England and national lead for NHS knowledge and library services at Health Education England, Sue heads up a team working with health librarians right across England, and also with partner organizations to implement HEE’s strategy: Knowledge for Healthcare. Sue’s focus is on maximizing opportunities to enhance knowledge services and maximising the use of knowledge in healthcare. Inspired by her role as Review Manager for the Topol Review, Sue chaired the CILIP Technology Review and is committed to creating opportunities for the library workforce of today and tomorrow to gain the skills and confidence for success in our digital age.
She draws on experience in the public and private sectors, including as a Director of a Clinical Commissioning Group. A Fellow of CILIP, Sue received the ‘Walford Award’ in 2018 for making an outstanding contribution to knowledge management. Sue is Chair of CILIP Board and on the Editorial Advisory Board, HILJ. An Associate of the Faculty of Clinical Informatics, she serves on the UK MCBK Steering Group. A quality improvement facilitator, Sue is a member of the Primary Care Improvement Community, sharing QI tools and techniques. She is also an Executive Coach.
Back at home, Sue writes a column for the village newsletter, relishes family life, and likes to fit some art deco into holidays.
Knowledge for Healthcare Strategy https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/knowledge-for-healthcare