Our Team

The national National Maternity Voices team includes:
Maria Booker @mariacbooker  Chair of Epsom and St Helier MVP and service user rep (also Projects Co-ordinator at Birthrights)
 Cathy Brewster @MancHomebirth Stockport MVP Service User Rep, Greater Manchester Homebirth Support Group Chair
Rachel Gardner @RachelEllieG Lead of Sheffield MVP, Director of Sheffield service user charity – Forging Families.Antenatal educator. Research consultant for Sheffield Hallam University
Sandra Guise @sandra_jp  West Cumbria NCT Rep & MVP Chair, West Cumbrians’ Voices for Health Care; Cumbria Patient Leaders Collaborative.
Soshanna Hayhoe, MVP member
Laura James @Jameslaja1 former chair Bromley Maternity Voices (MVP), service user rep, NCT antenatal practitioner, NCT VOICES facilitator (MVP training)
Rachel Plachcinski @stroppybrunetteService User Rep, Maternity Mouthpiece (North Kirklees MVP), NCT Antenatal Practitioner, NCT Research Engagement Officer, NCT VOICES Coordinator (MVP training)
Lisa Ramsey @doula_lisa Chair-Reading Maternity Voices (MVP), National Maternity Voices rep, Better Births National Stakeholder Council, Birth & Postnatal Doula with Doula UK, Lamaze Birth Educator
Catherine Williams @BerksMaternity Reading Maternity Voices (MVP), Service user member, NCT antenatal practitioner, AIMS, NICE Fellow
Associate members of our team:
Helen Gray @HelenGrayIBCLC Vice Chair (and former Chair) St George’s Maternity Forum MVP.La Leche League Leader, LLL Clapham.
 Rachel James, Service user Rep,Cambridge MVP, PBM facilitator, VBAC peer supporter
Cambridge NCT contact for VBAC & caesarean birth,Director of Caesarean in Focus CIC
Ruth Weston @bornstroppy former MSLC chair Bradford and Airedale, AIMS activist.
Our stakeholder community – stakeholder liaison & collaboration panel
We are delighted to collaborate with:
[details to be added soon]