Alicia Custis

Alicia Custis

Head of Communications and Marketing, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Alicia Custis is a multi-award-winning communications specialist, with extensive experience working in the NHS. 

She is Head of Communications at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Stepping Hill Hospital and community health services in Stockport. Alicia was asked to lead on communications at the Trust following the saline poisoning murders at Stepping Hill Hospital. She developed and implemented an overall communications strategy for the organisation. The communications team subsequently won three national awards for its approach to reputation handling.

Alicia was previously Head of Communications at the Christie Cancer Centre for 10 years. She has 20 years’ experience in communications, including 6 years working at PR agencies on a wide range of accounts.