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Ione de Brito-Ashurst, RD, PhD

Head of Therapies & Rehabilitation
Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
London, England, United Kingdom

Ione de Brito-Ashurst is the Head of Therapies & Rehabilitation at the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust. Most of her clinical work has been in critical care and chronic illness malnutrition. This has led to her active research interest in the prevention and management of muscle mass decline. Her PhD was aimed at bridging the gap between the acute and community sector in chronic illness management. Ione has always been involved in voluntary work. She led the nutrition group of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association for six years and is currently part of the ESPEN Faculty group. She is also part of the London Clinical Senate, one of the few AHPs in the Group, representing AHPs and Cancer. Ione won the “Florence Nightingale Leadership” scholarship award, one of the only AHPs Florence Alumni. She works with the CQC as a voluntary AHP Advisor.
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Date prepared: December 2020 UK-N/A-2000348