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Sharon Allen OBE

Sharon Allen joined Arthur Rank Hospice Charity as CEO in April 2019.

A qualified social worker, Sharon achieved her MBA from the University of Bradford in 2002 and was awarded an OBE in 2015 for services to homeless people, social care and housing.

She joined the charity having been CEO at Skills for Care since 2010 and prior to this was CEO of St Anne’s Community Services.

Sharon has over thirty years experience of public service provision in social care and supported housing provision, most of this working in the charity sector.

This is community

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‘This is community’. These were the comforting words from Arthur Rank Hospice Charity's Medical Director at the end of a recent daily video call as colleagues began a week, the like of which none of them could have imagined even a month ago. CEO Sharon Allen reflects on the huge changes she and her teams have experienced and the positive team spirit that will see them through.

Prevention has a role to play - from beginning to end

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“When our health is good, we take it for granted. When our health is bad, we expect the NHS to do their best to fix it.”
‘Marjorie’ has spent her life on a bicycle and in the gym and continues to enjoy her passion at the Hospice. Is there any connection between these two short sentences? Arthur Rank Hospice Charity CEO Sharon Allen believes there is...