Hazel Stuteley OBE: national executive

Hazel Stuteley OBE

Trained at Kings College Hospital London, Hazel was a practicing Health Visitor for 35 years, within disadvantaged communities, rural and urban. In 1995 she co-founded the multi -award winning Beacon Project reversing the decline of a deeply disadvantaged community in Falmouth.

Following a year’s secondment with the Department of Health in 2001-2, she accepted a Senior Research Fellowship at the Peninsula Medical School and became a founder member of the Health Complexity Group (HCG) who use insights from complexity science to understand transformative change.

Hazel is currently Programme Director of C2 Connecting Communities at the University of Exeter Medical School, an evidence based intervention, researched and  developed with HCG, which has a track record of consistently delivering transformative outcomes to challenged communities in the South West and nationally.

At a recent HSJ awards ceremony at Royal College of Physicians ( June 11th 2013) Hazel was listed within the top 50 most influential NHS clinical leaders in the country.