Partner: Yvonne Anderson, Director of Cernis Limited, Sixteen25 and Co-Director of St Giles medical. My work, mostly within mental health, involves co-production in service transformation, research and evaluation.

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Resident in: UK

Working in: UK

Area(s) of Interest in VBP: Education, Management, Commissioning, Publications/CUP series, Person-centered services,

Related Area(s) of Interest: Communication skills, Ethics, OtherAuto/biography and narrative;

Area(s) of healthcare expertise: Child Health, Mental health, Well-being

Brief Description of Work: I use co-production and lead on young people’s participation in mental health services through the GIFT team, for NHS England. I have also co-researched with both young people and adults. In my auto/biographical work I try to tell stories that otherwise might not be heard. In 2013 I developed training and resources for the community and voluntary sector in values based workforce development.

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