Public Governors - Newark and Sherwood
Jim has lived in Newark for over 35 years and strongly belives in the benefits of public participation in Health and Education. Jim has been a Governor since February 2010 and is a Committee member on the Governance & Strategy Committee. Together with other local Governors Jim helps to raise the issues which he believes are particularly important to the people of Newark. Jim is also a member of the Nottinghamshire Coronary Heart Disease Network.
Before retiring Martin worked in a senior capacity in Primary Care and Mental Health. Martin and his immediate family have ralways received excellent NHS care but feels that improvements can always be made.
Ann believes that the experience gained from having worked for the NHS all her working life combined with her extracurricular qualifications will enable her to provide a positive input to the ‘new’ Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust. Ann is familiar with the specialisations of both King's Mill and Newark Hospitals, which she believes has an invaluable role as an ‘outreach’ centre for the Trust and the services provided by the Newark & Sherwood Clinical Commissioning Group to the 128,000 people in the area.
Ian belives as a manager and business lecturer Ian has spent much of his working life helping people to manage change in their organisations. Ian believes he has the skills to help achieve the outcomes we all wish for without placing even more burden on staff who are, in many cases, already working to their limits.