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.
Paul Jobling – Vice Chair
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.
Ellie Addison – Director
A former Army nurse serving in Iraq, Belize and Northern Ireland and in the NHS, Ellie has also specialised as an operating theatre scrub nurse. She has worked for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group as Lead Nurse for Care Homes. Ellie now works for the NHS Supply Chain clinical team, which ensures the clinical quality and safety of products bought for the health service.
Philippa Brice – Director
Philippa works for a policy think tank concerned with helping the NHS make the most of new science and technology for people and populations. A trained scientist and experienced medical charity trustee, she is an expert in health policy, communications and public affairs, with an interest in personalised medicine. She sits on the steering committee of the UK Pharmacogenetics and Stratified Medicine Network.
Nadia Emmony – Director
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.
Susan Mahmoud – Director
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 – Director
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 – Director
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.
Margaret Robinson – Director
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.
Jonathan Wells – Director
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.
Chelsia Lake – Associate Director
Chelsia is a third year Social Policy student at the University of York who is passionate about young people and mental health. She has been volunteering for St John Ambulance since the age of 10 and is a First Aider and Youth Leader. She joined Healthwatch as a Volunteer in July 2020 and will help us champion young people's voices in this newly-created role.
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.