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Professor Laura Serrant (OBE) PhD, MA, BA, RGN, PGCE, Queens Nurse

Professor Laura Serrant

Professor Laura Serrant (OBE) is Head of the School of Nursing, at Manchester Metropolitan University. She is currently on secondment with NHS England as head of evidence and strategy in the nursing directorate.

Laura SerrantShe is a non-executive director at Heart of England Foundation Trust and trustee of the Jamaican Nurses Association.

Professor Serrant was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s 2018 birthday honours, Queens Nurse status by the Queen’s Nursing Institute in 2014 and has received various research scholarships and awards including the Mary Seacole nursing research leadership award, Florence Nightingale travel fellowship and Smith and Nephew research fellowship. She has over thirty years’ experience of health care practice, research, policy development, training and management. In 2014 she was recognised by the Health Service Journal in three separate categories: Inspirational women in healthcare, BME pioneers and Clinical leader awards.