Simon Clare is the Research and Development Director at The Association for Safe Aseptic Practice (ASAP). For the past ten years he has been working with the ANTT® programme; developing resources, teaching and presenting internationally. Currently he has been working on a national ANTT® implementation initiative for Public Health Wales and large scale ANTT evaluation studies within public and private sectors in the UK. He has authored or co-authored numerous abstracts, papers and journal articles on infection prevention and control, aseptic technique, patient nutrition and bone marrow transplantation.
His background is in Haematology and Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (HSCT); he is currently the Practice Development Lead for Haematology and Clinical Nurse Specialist for haematology nursing research and practice development at University College hospital in London (UCLH). Previously he worked at the Myeloma Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Little Rock, USA.
A former Visiting Lecturer and module leader at City University in London, Simon received his undergraduate degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) and a Master’s degree in healthcare research from King’s College London (KCL). He is a former member of The European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) Nursing Group Research Sub-committee (2004-2008), 2012 runner-up in the Nursing Standard Awards: The Robert Tiffany International Award and joint winner of the 2008 Nursing Times Award for Infection Control Nursing.