Chief Officer - Karen Parker

I am passionate about the service we deliver to the residents of Wigan and Leigh. My job is to provide leadership and support for Healthwatch Wigan and Leigh working alongside our Board of Directors, staff, volunteers and local health and social care providers. 

Our staff

Karen Wilson - Senior Engagement Officer

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Kalina Carey - NHS Complaints Advocate 

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Lisa Armstrong - Engagement Officer (Part Time)

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Andrea Arkwright - Engagement Officer (Part Time)

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Ellen Darbyshire - Communications and Information Officer (Part Time)

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Our volunteers

Kelly McClarence

Sheila Saxon

Ann Lloyd - Enter and View 

David Brown - Enter and View 

Eileen Melling - Enter and View 

Elaine Clayton - Enter and View 

Janene Davis - Enter and View 

Jean Fieldhouse - Enter and View 

Margaret Simm - Enter and View 

Paul Gerrard Collier - Enter and View 

Wendy Moss - Enter and View


There is a strict process to become an authorised representative which involves; training, inductions and DBS checks. We have a set of policies and procedure for this process.

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