National Maternity Voices CIC Directors:
Louise Griew – Managing Director: health service user representative, Chair South Warwickshire MSLC 2009-2013
Hannah Lynes – MVP Support: Chair of Bromley MVP 2017-2019, Acting Chair of National Maternity Voices 2019-2020
Mo Ade – Communications, Outreach and Inclusion: Chair of Ashford and St. Peter’s MVP
Emma Taylor: Chair Reading MVP, Improving Prevention workstream service user rep, Lay Member NHS England South East Maternity Programme Board.
Sandra Guise: Founder member of NMV, Chair West Cumbria MVP; Chair Carlise & Eden MVP; Co-chair Northeast & North Cumbria Maternity Engagement Group
Other members of our workforce:
Laura James – Training Lead: NCT antenatal practitioner, Chair Bromley MVP 2014-2017, Acting Chair of National Maternity Voices 2018-19, Co-Chair of London MVP strategic group 2018-2020
Rae Lowe – Finance: Chair Northumbria MVP
Katie Good – Secretary: Co-Chair Peterborough & Hinchingbrooke MVP
Toyin Adeyinka – Nova Network Co-ordinator: Chair Lewisham MVP, Service User Voice on Maternal Mental Health Workstream
Nadine Otting – Mentor Co-ordinator: Chair Nottingham and Nottinghamshire MVP
Zenab Barry – Chair: Co-Chair Chelsea & Westminster MVP
Cathy Brewster: Founder member of NMV, Chair of Stockport MVP, Greater Manchester & Eastern Cheshire MVP Network co-chair and LMS board user rep, Digital workstream Service user rep.
Nicki Burnett: Co-Chair Kernow MVP – Cornwall & Isles of Scilly
Nadine Otting: Chair Nottingham and Nottinghamshire MVP
Amanda Pike: Chair Lincolnshire MVP
Suzanne Jarrett: Chair Brighton and Hove MVP 2013-2020, Lay Member South West Maternity Transformation Project Board
Ruth Prentice: Chair Northern Lincolnshire MVP, Humber, Coast and Vale LMS board service user rep
We are pleased to work with:
Lisa Ramsey – Service User Voice Policy Manager: Maternity Transformation Programme NHS England, Chair Reading MVP 2015-2018
Rachel Plachcinski – Research Advisor: Parent, Patient and Public Involvement Consultant; co-lead for parent, patient and public involvement at the Policy Research Unit in Maternal and Neonatal Health and Care at the University of Oxford; lay member of North Kirklees MVP; breastfeeding peer supporter and former antenatal teacher.
Kate Davies: Research, Policy and Pregnancy Information Director at Tommy’s &
Kate Mulley: Research, Policy and Education Director at Sands
Emma Johnston: Chair of West Sussex MVP & Neonatal workstream user rep
Mary Newburn: Service User Researcher/Public and Community Involvement Coordinator, Maternity and Perinatal Mental Health Research, ARC South London/King’s College London, member of the London MVP Strategy Group, and Better Births National Stakeholder Council member 2016-present
Catherine Williams: MSLC Service User Rep/Chair 2004-7 & 2011-2015, NCT antenatal practitioner, founding NMV Acting Chair 2017, NMV committee member 2017-2020, Lay Member NHS England South East Maternity Programme Board 2018-2020.
Maria Booker: Programmes Director at Birthrights
Florence Wilcock: Consultant Obstetrician, Kingston Hospital
Paul Webster: Freelance content-writer, speaker, blogger, advocate for paternal mental health