Meet the Team

Healthwatch Reading’s team is passionately committed to securing better health and social care for the people of Reading. We are DBS-checked, trained on ‘Enter and View’ powers, and hold advocacy qualifications.

We can take calls on helpline – 0118 937 2295 –  or answer emails Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

Our Trustees

David Shepherd

David Shepherd

Chairman

Gurmit Dhendsa

Financial and Strategic Development

Monica Collings

Public Health and Mental Health Services

Our Board

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Sheila Booth

Physical Disabilities and Sensory Needs

Douglas Findlay

Douglas Findlay

Young People and Pharmaceutical Services

Tony Hall

Care for the Elderly and GP Services

Sue Pigott

Learning Disabilities

David Shepherd

David Shepherd

Commissioning of Services

Helena Turner

Helena Turner

Community Engagement, Young People and Mental Health

Francis Brown

Francis Brown

Co-opted Members

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Jim Penn