Director of Partnerships & Equality, NHS Confed
Joan is Director of Partnerships and Equality at the NHS Confederation. She leads on equality, diversity and inclusion and recently launched the national BME Leadership Network. She was formerly National Director of Patient and Public Affairs based within the Patient and Public Engagement and Experience Division at the Department of Health. Joan brings additional experiences as an NHS Trust Chair and voluntary sector Chief Executive to her role as Co-Chair of the national NHS Equality and Diversity Council, shared with the Chief Executive of NHS England.