Rose Gallagher MBE Portrait

Rose Gallagher MBE

Professional Lead Infection Prevention and Control at Royal College of Nursing

Rose provides strategic leadership and specialist professional advice to the Royal College, its members and key stakeholders across the UK on Infection Prevention and antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and the implications for Nurses and Nursing.  Her portfolio also includes sustainability and she leads the College’s professional nursing activity on this. She has successfully led the RCN Glove Awareness Week and Small Changes Big Differences campaign focusing on procurement and use of consumables to influence sustainability in health and care settings.  Rose is scientific advisor to the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) on antimicrobial resistance and a member of the UK Health Alliance on Climate Change Executive Committee.

Rose was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s 90th Birthdays Honours list for services to Infection Prevention and Control in her role at the Royal College.

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