Third Sector’s new Health and Wellbeing Board Representative

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Forum Central is delighted to announce that Kerry Jackson is the third sector’s new Health and Wellbeing Board Representative. 

kerry1Kerry is the Chief Executive of St Gemma’s Hospice in Leeds, a community based charity providing expert palliative and end of life care to individuals with terminal illness and support for their families.

Kerry’s excellent strategic leadership skills, experience of representing the sector and working in a challenging and complex environment, and great interpersonal skills made her an ideal candidate for the role.

Improvements in health and wellbeing

She is committed to supporting improvements in health and wellbeing across whole systems, and sees the role as being a way to influence positive change by providing a voice for the third sector.

The Health and Wellbeing Board

The Health and Wellbeing Board is the key body overseeing improvements in health care, working towards improving the health of all people in Leeds, especially the poorest.

Kerry said:

“I am delighted to be appointed to this role and look forward to working with Forum Central and fellow third sector organisations to influence positive change for our communities.”

We will be arranging a date when Forum Central members can come and meet Kerry, over tea and cake soon – watch this space!

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2017-02-06T13:36:25+00:00 27th May 2016|Comments Off on Third Sector’s new Health and Wellbeing Board Representative

About the Author:

Sean Tunnicliffe
Sean is the communications Officer at Leeds Older People’s Forum (LOPF) and also deals with admin and office management. He enjoys the wide variety of his role which covers things like designing reports and documents, organising meetings, putting together ebulletins, writing blogs, updating the LOPF website and social media and making sure that the office never runs out of milk. He has worked in the third sector since 2001 first with Volition and then LOPF and is the longest serving member of the Forum Central team. Previous to this Sean had mainly worked in horticulture and also had a spell managing a newsagent shop.