Our Chair, Val Moore

A member of the Faculty of Public Health, Val has been a member of boards including: locally at Cambridgeshire Health Authority; regionally for the Health Development Agency; at NICE where she was Implementation Director; and currently as a Non Executive Director at East North Hertfordshire NHS Trust.

Our Board

Margaret Robinson - Vice Chair

Margaret has worked with a variety of community organisations in a voluntary capacity. After joining Peterborough LINK in 2011, she carried forward her interest in health and social welfare to Healthwatch. She is our strategic lead for End of Life Care.


Frances Dewhurst

A former director of local charity Cambridgeshire Hearing Help, Frances was the patient representative on the NHS team commissioning hearing services in 2011, and is a member of the Hearing Loss and Deafness Alliance. She represents Healthwatch on the Patient Reference Group.


Nadia Emmony

Nadia looked after children with special needs before starting her nursing training and becoming a neurosurgical ward Sister. She has lectured for the Multiple Sclerosis Society and run a health promotion unit in East London. Before retiring, she worked as a practice manager in Shropshire and Bedfordshire. She brings a decade of experience with Healthwatch Milton Keynes.


Graham Jagger 

Graham is professional HR manager and consultant who has worked in NHS roles at trust, regional and national levels. He now represents the patient/ public voice and interest as a Care Quality Commission Expert by Experience; as a member of Health Education England’s Patient Advisory Group; and as an elected Foundation Trust Public Governor at Papworth.


Paul Jobling

Business Consultant Paul has worked in retail pharmacy and also run emergency doctors’ services in Newcastle on Tyne and Southampton. He is a former Director of Operations and Quality Assurance for South Tyneside Family Health Services Authority. And has also worked in medical screening and diagnostic ophthalmology. 


Susan Mahmoud  

Susan has an interest in cancer services, ENT and musculo-skeletal problems. She has been involved with Macmillan Cancer Support for 20 years and still chairs the local fundraising committee. Before joining Healthwatch, she was a member of the Peterborough patient and public forum and a  LINK participant. She has served on the ‘Hospital at Home’ committee and is Chair of the Board of Trustees for the ‘Friends of the Hospital’ in Peterborough.


Nik Patten 

Nik oversees our finances and chairs our health and care forums in Wisbech and Peterborough. He has worked for the NHS in a variety of roles including Project Director for the National Patients’ Access Team and a founding member of the NHS Modernisation Agency.  He was formerly Deputy Chief Executive at South Tees Hospital, Director of Planning and Performance at Leeds Teaching Hospitals and Chief Executive at Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust before leaving the NHS in 2011.


Saqib Rehman 

Saqib is an active member of the Peterborough community and runs a care company providing care and support services for children and adults.  He is passionate about community needs and helped set up Children of Adam, a local and national aid and development organisation aiming to alleviate poverty and human suffering around the world.


Jonathan Wells 

Jonathan is a mental health professional of 34 years’ experience, who remains deeply committed to the best possible mental health care for those who might need it (now and in the future), and their families.  A qualified social worker, he has worked in child and adolescent and adult mental health and is a former lead of local authority commissioning and NHS Trust practice governance. 


Susan Westwood-Bate

Sue has worked in public health improvement since 1987 and the NHS since 1974.  She is interested in understanding the role of leadership in the delivery of high quality public services, as well as how the voices of people seldom heard can influence local health, including public health, strategy.


Past Board papers

Our Board meets bi-monthly in public. These meetings are another opportunity for you to find out about the work we are doing, share your experiences of health or social care services, and get involved. 

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Register of Directors' interests

We keep a record of our Directors' involvement in health, social care and political organisations so we can manage any potential conflicts of interest. 

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