Brenda is the Regional Advocate for the East Midlands and East of England. She has worked with CfPS since it was established and has expertise in working with NHS organisations, local authorities and the voluntary sector.
Brenda brings her own experience of working at local, regional and national levels within the public sector to the support that she provides to Members, committees, networks and officers within local authorities and NHS bodies and other stakeholders. Brenda is considered to be an expert in health overview and scrutiny legislation, policy and practice. She is a skilled facilitator and trainer, and an experienced coach for both individuals and groups. Recent projects undertaken include facilitating action learning sets, working with the Board of an NHS Trust, supporting scrutiny development areas focussed on health inequalities and on the health reforms, producing checklists and guidance documents, and providing one to one leadership coaching.