Sam Dorney-Smith is a Registered Nurse (Adult Branch). She has over a decade of experience in inclusion health, working as a Nurse Practitioner, Practice Development Nurse and Team Leader. 

In 2005 she undertook a pilot of the Community Matron model with homeless patients, before going on to deliver the Lambeth Homeless Intermediate Care Pilot Project in 2009. 

Sam set up the Kings Health Partners Pathway Homeless Team, the largest team of its kind in the UK, working across 3 NHS Trusts. 

Sam has been heavily involved in the London Network of Nurses and Midwives, chairing the group from 2006-2008. Sam has a postgraduate research diploma, has published several journal articles and sat on numerous homeless health related steering groups. She was previously seconded to the Department of Health to work on homelessness issues. 

Sam’s current key areas of work include pan London data sharing, homeless medical respite, service improvement, training and development.