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Carol Alstrom

Carol Alstrom

Associate Director of Quality/Deputy Chief Nurse,
NHS Southampton City Commissioning Group/Southampton City Council Integrated Commissioning Unit

I am an experienced nurse leader with a record of strategic system leadership and management. I have a track record of improving patient care including reducing healthcare associated infections driving up quality of care through commissioning support to providers including acute, community, mental health and nursing homes. I currently work with a diverse range of clinical and non clinical staff in an integrated commissioning unit between a CCG and a City Council which provides the ideal setting to support the care home and home care sector to enhance its services and create a system wide approach to high quality care

  • Establishing a bespoke programme of work which offers education, training and support to local registered managers and nursing leads through peer-to-peer learning
  • Improving care delivery through developing strong nursing leads and empowering care home managers
  • Developing a pilot project to support nursing homes with their quality improvement initiatives through a red bag scheme in order to deliver high quality care
  • Helping improve CQC ratings of care homes and becoming a cohesive collective across the city to ensure no care homes in the locality are now under sanctions