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Nominations to the Citizens Assembly are through your local Heathwatch or individuals who regularly link with local networks and community groups will also be considered.  You can find out more about the recruitment process in the terms of reference here or contact the Senate Management Team via email for more information or to nominate someone yourself.

Membership

Name Representing
Joanna Parker- Chair Healthwatch BSW
Nick Pennell - Deputy Chair Healthwatch Plymouth
Ann Harding Healthwatch BSW
Vacant x 2 Healthwatch Bristol
Margaret Abban Healthwatch Cornwall
Jon McLeavy Healthwatch Cornwall
Tessa Trappes-Lomax Healthwatch Devon
Gilly Gotch Healthwatch Devon
Vacant x 1 Healthwatch Gloucestershire
Vacant x 1 Healthwatch Gloucestershire
Vacant x 2 Healthwatch Isles of Scilly
Lance Allen Healthwatch BNNSG
Tricia Godfrey Healthwatch North Somerset
Vacant x 1 Healthwatch Plymouth
Vacant x 1 Healthwatch Somerset
Vacant x 1 Healthwatch Somerset
Malcolm Watson South Gloucestershire
Paul Greensmith Healthwatch Swindon
Nazma Ramruttun Healthwatch Swindon
Kevin Dixon Healthwatch Torbay
Pat Harris Healthwatch Torbay
Peter Buttle Healthwatch Wiltshire
Richard Austin Healthwatch Wiltshire

The South West Clinical Senate is committed to ensuring that patients, carers and family members, of all ages and backgrounds, are an integral part of our vision and active partners in our programme of work.

The Clinical Senate Citizens’ Assembly is made up of  lay members with a strong interest in improving regional NHS services who will bring the public voice right to the heart of our work.

The role of the Citizens’ Assembly is:

  • To provide the wider Citizen (patient/carer/service user) voice to the Clinical Senate.
  • To consider issues of strategic importance raised by commissioners
  • To act as a peer support body for Citizen members of the Clinical Senate Council.
  • To link to the NHS England Citizen Assembly to provide a three-way communication channel for patient participation, ie locally, regionally and nationally.

How to get involved

Nominations to the Citizens Assembly are through your local Healthwatch or individuals who regularly link with local networks and community groups will also be considered.  You can find out more about the recruitment process here or contact the Senate Management Team via email for more information or to nominate someone/yourself.