Healthwatch Oldham Manager - Julie Farley

Julie has previously worked in local government as a senior manager and commissioner of health and social care services. She has experience of multi agency working ranging from community development to town centre regeneration initiatives. Significant areas of work include the redesign of information and advice services as part of the Transformation of Adult Social Care as well as leading on the redesign and commissioning of services for carers. As the Healthwatch Manager Julie is responsible for overseeing all the public, patient and carer engagement in order to help improve the quality of health and social care services in Oldham and supporting the Healthwatch Oldham Board.

0161 622 5700

julie.farley@healthwatcholdham.co.uk

Our staff

Linda Dunbar - Healthwatch Officer

Linda comes from a voluntary sector background supporting and enabling volunteers in a range of settings most recently in a volunteer led older people’s project. Linda, along with the rest of the Healthwatch Team will be taking on the role as consumer champion for health and care in the Borough of Oldham. In addition Linda has a specific role in recruiting and supporting volunteers to help us with our work.

0161 622 5700

linda.dunbar@healthwatcholdham.co.uk


Gaynor Keane - Healthwatch Officer

Prior to joining the Healthwatch team I worked for Pennine Care, Health Improvement Service in community development. One of the key areas of my work for Healthwatch Oldham is the Information (signposting) service which Healthwatch Oldham provides for all people across the Oldham borough and we ensure that all information provided is relevant and promptly delivered.

0161 622 5700

gaynor.keane@healthwatcholdham.co.uk


Julie Cunliffe - Healthwatch Officer

Prior to joining the Healthwatch Oldham team Julie worked for Action Together on a Time Banking Project for 7 years. One of the key areas of Julie's role is to collect and collate feedback on NHS & Social Care experiences, also carrying out bespoke research. She also supports Asma with the NHS Complaints, manage our fantastic volunteers and signpost people to services.

0161 622 5700

jules.cunliffe@healthwatcholdham.co.uk


Asma Khatun - Healthwatch Officer (NHS Complaints)

Asma has previously worked supporting people within multi-agency settings including NHS services. Asma is now leading on our NHS Complaints Service and will support people through the complaints process. Asma's aim is to help people to make their complaint themselves. If you want to make an NHS complaint it is important for you to be able to say what is important to you in your own words.

0161 622 5700

asma.khatun@healthwatcholdham.co.uk


Martyn Nolan - Research / Project Support Officer

Coming from an Education and Training background, Martyn has had a wide range of roles including an NVQ Assessor, Learndirect Tutor and Programme Trainer. Martyn provides research and anaylsis on the findings and feedback on health and social care services within the borough of Oldham.  Martyn also supports the general project work of Healthwatch Oldham.

0161 622 5700

martyn.nolan@healthwatcholdham.co.uk