Sue is probably best known as Dr Sue Robinson, a Consultant Emergency Physician at Cambridge University Hospitals. She trained at Westminster Medical School in London, qualified in 1985 and then trained in internal medicine before moving to the new speciality of emergency medicine. She is a Fellow of both the Royal College of Emergency Medicine and the Royal College of Physicians, London. She joined CUH in 1993 as a senior registrar and was appointed a consultant in 1995.
She has been the Clinical Director for the emergency medicine service and a deputy medical director, with responsibility for quality and infection control. She is now Chair of the Emergency Medicine Service. In addition, she is the NHSE Regional Clinical Advisor for London and the Clinical lead for UEC in the London regional team.
Outside of her clinical and management responsibilities, she has an interest in ED design, representing the College when writing the current DoH guidance for ED design—HBN15-01. Most recently she established and led a multidisciplinary team that were finalists in the 2021 Wolfson Economics Prize with their submission ‘The Smart ED’. She currently works with the New Hospitals Programme in developing an improved, modern ED design for the NHS.