Chief Operating Officer - Andrew Goodall
Andrew is passionate about voice and representation. Throughout his career in Health and Social Care as both a Provider and Commissioner of services, he has recognised and supported the need for people to have their voices heard so that development and improvement of quality can be achieved. He is proud to lead and manage Healthwatch Doncaster as an independent Community Interest Company.
Jill Telford - Engagement Team Manager
Jill previously worked as a nurse in the NHS for 42 years specifically with children and young people with additional and complex needs. Jill’s ambition is for Healthwatch Doncaster to engage with local people to ensure that their voices are heard and used to shape and influence service delivery and ultimately improve their health and wellbeing.
Sandra Hodson - Engagement and Volunteer Co-Ordinator
Sandie’s previous roles include management in the Voluntary and Community Sector, Community Development Worker/Health Behaviour Change Practitioner in the NHS and various training development and delivery roles. She has been with Healthwatch Doncaster since its inception in April 2013 and her role include engagement/development and delivery of projects; recruiting, training and supporting our volunteers and overseeing our Enter and View programme
Natalie Bowler-Smith - Community Engagement Officer
Natalie’s portfolio includes; empowering seldom hear voices through our local initiative Health ambassadors, facilitating the Patient Participation Group Network being the conduit between patients and strategic partners, plus delivering and continuously developing the Keeping Safe Forum. Alongside this she supports past and present micro-grant recipients through the Micro-grant Network and most recently developed our mainstay digital engagement ‘Daily Dose of Healthwatch Doncaster’.
Elle Smith - Engagement Support Officer (currently on maternity leave)
Elle started at Healthwatch Doncaster in 2017 as a Business Administration and Engagement Apprentice before moving into the Engagement Support Officer role. Her role entails supporting young people and students who come to Healthwatch Doncaster on work placements. She works with Emily on Young Healthwatch and engaging with people about health and social care services.
Sue Millward, Peer Support Worker
Sue’s role is to support Choice for All Doncaster (ChAD), a committee of adults with a learning dlisability who speak up on behalf of their peers in Doncaster about issues that affect their lives. With Sue’s support, they have a voice at the Learning Disability Partnership Board and have good working relationships with organisations.
Akhlaq Hanif, Digital and Data Analysis Officer
Akhlaq joined the organisation as Administrator and Signposting/Information Officer in 2014 before later transitioning to the Digital and Data Analysis Officer. He manages the website, social media, communication avenues, content creation and data analysis whilst helping local people stay informed about health and social care.
Emily Green, Business Support Officer
Emily joined Healthwatch Doncaster as a Business Administration Apprentice in September 2016 carrying out a range of duties: signposting members of the public to their required health services, distributing documents and writing minutes/agendas for meetings. In September '17, she became a permanent member of staff as a Business Support Officer encompassing the aforementioned tasks