Melanie Ottewill

National Investigator

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Melanie is a qualified nurse and social worker.

She has worked in the NHS for over 30 years and has extensive experience of patient safety and clinical investigations. She spent 10 years as Head of Clinical Investigations for Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, where she carried out serious incident investigations and led on the implementation of the duty of candour. Melanie has significant teaching experience and specialist understanding of supporting patients and families through the investigation process.