Don Redding joins National Voices

20/4/2011 News release

Don Redding will join the charity National Voices as Director of Policy on 3 May 2011.

Don has a distinguished career in health and social care. He is a former health and social care journalist, he has headed up the policy and communications team at Picker Institute Europe and he has recently been working with National Voices as a policy associate. Read Don’s full biography.

Don says: “I am truly delighted to be joining National Voices at such a crucial time for the patient and service user movement. I am looking forward to collaborating with National Voices members as we push to make user engagement a practical reality for us all.”

National Voices’ Chief Executive, Jeremy Taylor, says: “Don will play a pivotal role in our policy work, leading the National Voices movement on the changes that patients and service users most want to see. One of our key themes in the next few months will be ensuring that patients and the public have a real say in the new health and social care structures, such as GP-led commissioning.”