City academic awarded Royal College of Nursing Fellowship
Dr Matthew Grundy-Bowers receives RCN Fellowship for his contribution to HIV/sexual health, advanced clinical practice and interdisciplinary education.
The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Awards celebrate the hard work and dedication of outstanding individuals who have made a significant contribution to the nursing profession.
In each award category, nominations are made by RCN members and reviewed by an awards committee, made up of members elected to senior RCN roles.
At the RCN Awards 2020 this week, Dr Matthew Grundy-Bowers, Senior Lecturer (Advanced Nursing Practitioner) at City University of London, was one of eight new recipients of the RCN Fellowship.
The RCN Fellowship recognise innovative individuals who have made an exceptional commitment to advancing the science and practice of nursing and the improvement of health and patient care.
Dr Grundy-Bowers is also a consultant nurse in HIV/Sexual Health at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, which operates one of the busiest sexual health services in Europe. He holds an educational role with the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) and was the first nurse to chair the BASHH sexually transmitted infection foundation competency committee.
Dr Matthew Grundy-Bowers
Commenting on his award, Dr Grundy-Bowers said:
I am both honoured and humbled to have been awarded an RCN fellowship for my contribution to HIV/sexual health, advanced clinical practice and interdisciplinary education, and I would like to thank everyone that has contributed to making me the nurse that I am today.
“I hope receiving this award highlights the fantastic work that nurses, advanced clinical practitioners, and interdisciplinary teams provide to HIV/integrated sexual health patients across the country.
“In addition, that it illuminates the value of interdisciplinary education, and the contribution that advanced/consultant clinical practitioners make to individual patients and services.”
Visit the RCN website for more about Dr Grundy-Bowers' RCN Fellowship award.