International consultant on the public understanding of dementia
Professor June Andrews is an expert in dementia, frail older people, care homes; health and social care policy and ethics; she has clients based in Europe, North America, China and Australasia.
June is a registered general and mental health nurse, and a fellow of the Royal College of Nursing.
She is currently an international consultant on the public understanding of dementia. She is also an adviser to the Dementia Services Development Trust, director of Sedaca and Target Healthcare REIT, author and broadcaster.
In addition to being awarded the OBE for services to people with dementia, she has won numerous awards including the Nursing Times Chief Nursing Officers’ Lifetime Achievement Award, the Robert Tiffany Award, Founders Award and the British American Project.
June has been named as influential in several national lists, including the HSJ Influencers and HSJ Inspirational women, and the Herald’s Power List in Scotland.
Her previous work includes a professorship at the University of Stirling; senior civil servant, Scottish government Health Department; executive director of nursing, Forth Valley NHS Health Board; Scottish Secretary, Royal College of Nursing, Edinburgh; deputy director policy and research, Royal College of Nursing, London; NHS hospitals in London and Nottingham.
She is the author of the Andrews Report (Trusted to Care) on dementia care in acute hospitals and author of the best-selling dementia book Dementia: The One Stop Guide.