Professor Steven Hams

Chief Nursing Officer
North Bristol NHS Trust

Professor Steve Hams joined North Bristol NHS Trust in March 2022. He is responsible for nursing, midwifery and allied health professions and holds the responsibility as the Director of Infection Prevention and Control. He is also a visiting professor at the University of West of England. Steve has been a registered nurse for more than 25 years, having initially specialised in coronary care, and has held roles in the NHS, voluntary sector and higher education. Steve has particular interests in leadership and coaching, LGBTQIA+ equality and diversity and mental health.

Steve was awarded an MBE for services to nursing in the 2022 New Year Honours and in 2011 became a Member of The Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem for services to St John Ambulance.