Freedom to Speak up Champions

We have Freedom to Speak Up Champions across our different sites at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Click on the profiles below to learn more about our FTSU Champions:
Anthony Freestone

    Name: Anthony Freestone

    Role: Advanced Clinical Practitioner (Acute Medicine & Emergency Care)

    Location: Blackpool

    What FSTU means to me: I want to empower, drive and push boundaries, to promote a ‘no fear culture’ helping to eradicate prejudice and discrimination, where everyone feels inclusive and valued if they choose to speak out.

Liza Glover

    Name: Liza Glover

    Role: HCA Recruitment and Pastoral Lead, Clinical Quality

    Location: Blackpool

Michelle Chunger

    Name: Michelle Chunger

    Role: Quality Improvement Project Manager, QI Hub

    Location: Blackpool

    What FSTU means to me: Being approachable and friendly, supporting staff from any role, background or department by actively listening to them.

Joanne Gregory

    Name: Joanne Gregory

    Role: Medical devices nurse specialist (Nursing and Quality – 1st Floor)

    Location: Blackpool

Karen Newman

    Name: Karen Newman

    Role: Secretary to Community Consultant Palliative Medicine

    Location: Trinity Hospice

Jo Nicholls

    Name: Jo Nicholls

    Role: Quality and Governance Compliance Co-ordinator

    Location: Trinity Hospice

Amanda Bell

    Name: Amanda Bell

    Location: Trinity Hospice

Samantha Armstrong

    Name: Samantha Armstrong

    Role: Senior Anticoagulation Practitioner

    Location: Blackpool

    About: I am a Senior Anticoagulation Practitioner, working in the Anticoagulant Department, Clinical Support Directorate. As a FTSU Champion I want to promote FTSU and be a point of contact for staff so that as Trust we can develop a culture where speaking up is recognised and valued.

Sharon Bryson-Walsh

    Name: Sharon Bryson-Walsh

    Role: Manual Handling Advisor

    Location: Blackpool