These governors represent the interests of Trust staff members to the Council of Governors.
- Karim Dar, representing medical staff
- Emmanuel Musendeki, representing nursing staff (including healthcare assistants)
- Ann Sheridan, representing social care staff
- Carina Sheridan, representing nursing staff (including healthcare assistants)
- Scott Robinson, representing other staff
- Geraldine Vacher, representing allied health professionals
Karim has worked in the Trust as a consultant addictions psychiatrist for 12 years. He believes that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. He believes that no organisation can progress without learning from mistakes and without active involvement of its users. In Addictions, he has played a leading role in implementing the recovery agenda.
Emmanuel is a dual qualified charge nurse with a Bsc in Adult and Mental Health Nursing. He has experience of working in Surgical and Medical Wards before joining Offender Health in 2012. Emmanuel is very passionate about equality and fairness in the workplace and that is one of the main reasons why he decided to be a Governor.
Ann holds both nursing and social work qualifications and is actively engaged in ensuring seamless social care provision. She positively champions the empowerment of service users.
Carina joined the Trust in 1999 as a registered mental health nurse (RMN) and she now leads on bed management across the Trust. She would like to provide a voice for nursing staff and ensure that the views of nurses are represented and communicated effectively.
Geraldine is an occupational therapist (OT) and has worked for the Trust for 15 years. She is currently Head OT for Adult Mental Health and Rehabilitation providing clinical leadership for OTs across the Trust ensuring the quality of care and contributing to service design and delivery. She is committed to developing services to make sure they meet the needs of the local community.