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Meet the team

Joan is the Volunteer Coordinator for Healthwatch Nottingham.

Joan’s previous role was as a development worker with Self Help UK where she worked with service users, carers, patients and self help group members contributing to courses for nurses and other health professionals at the School of Health Sciences, The University of Nottingham. Joan has also worked with disabled people to improve access to museums, galleries and IT facilities, and for small housing associations. Joan is passionate about people with experience of using health and social care services working together with staff for good quality services, research and education, and also draws on some of her own experiences.

Joe is our Interim Chief Executive.

Karen is the Admin and information Officer for Healthwatch Nottingham.

She brings to this role 30 years of extensive experience in office administration, financial administration and database systems management in the corporate and public sector. Karen is committed to helping people get the best of their local services through information provision and managing the day- to-day operations of Healthwatch Nottingham.

Nathan is the PR & Communications Officer working jointly across Healthwatch Nottingham Healthwatch Nottinghamshire.

Nathan has a strong background in Marketing and Communications and will be using this to drive awareness of the important role of Healthwatch as the independent voice for consumers of Health and Social Care Services.

Richard is the Engagement Project Officer for Healthwatch Nottingham.

Richard has extensive experience of recruiting supporting and managing volunteers within Nottingham and has worked within Nottingham's voluntary sector for many years.

Tracy works a joint role of Engagement and Volunteering Manager and Community Engagement Officer for Healthwatch Nottingham.

Tracey has a background in managing Children and Family Services, Community Development and Scrutiny. She has worked previously in the NHS, Local Government and the Voluntary Sector and brings a variety of experience and knowledge to the Engagement Role. Tracy is committed to engaging the various communities in Nottingham including those seldom heard groups in order to gather the widest possible feedback on local health and social care services.