Fran Joel - Chief Operating Officer

Fran joins us from Sheffield Cathedral, where she was most recently Chief Operating Officer. She has worked in the charity and third sector for over 14 years.

We are looking forward to the experience she brings to the role!



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Sandra Hodson - Engagement Team Manager

Sandra has been with Healthwatch since its formation in 2013 and carries experience and expertise to the position. Sandra has recently been promoted to Team Manager in succession to Jill Telford Sandra said, "I am passionate about the work we do here at Healthwatch, working with local people and other key stakeholders to help make health and social care services the best they can be for the people that access them".

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Elle Smith - Engagement Officer

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 on Young Healthwatch and engages with people about health and social care services in Doncaster. Recently returning back from maternity leave.

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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 micro-grant recipients through the Micro-grant Network and developed our ‘Daily Dose’.

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Kirsty Woods - Digital and Social Media Manager

Kirsty has joined Healthwatch Doncaster as Digital Communications Manager with a brief to expand Healthwatch's digital footprint and boost interaction with the residents of Doncaster. Kirsty said, "I can't wait to bring my marketing experience to Healthwatch Doncaster and develop a refurbished media strategy that will make a real difference to how many people see us and engage with what we are doing."

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Sue Millward, ChAD Peer Support Worker

Sue’s role is to support Choice for All Doncaster (ChAD), a committee of adults with a learning disability 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. She is based between Healthwatch and ChAD offices.

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