The Rural Communities Collaborative Team will build on significant achievements and work already undertaken in recent years in relation to developing capacity, delivering excellence and making transformational change in health and care services in rural South West Wales.  This team will provide a key assurance role in terms of:

  • Advising on health and wellbeing for people in rural communities
  • Helping to reduce health inequalities between the rural and the city region in South West Wales
  • Ensuring that the ARCH infrastructure (capital infrastructure as well as service development) and research & innovation activity, takes account of the fundamental elements in providing effective high quality health and care services for health and wellbeing in rural South West Wales
  • Working with partners to ensure that ARCH is developing the required learning & training opportunities in order to supply and develop the health / care workforce in rural South West Wales

 

Members

  • John Wyn Owen, Rural Communities Collaborative Team (Chair)
  • Emma Bryant, ARCH Communication & Engagement Manager
  • Jane Davidson, Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor for External Stakeholder Engagement & Development, UWSTD
  • Mark Elliot, Head of Public Protection, Pembrokeshire County Council
  • Sue Fish, Clinical Programme Director, Mid Wales Healthcare Collaborative
  • Helen Howson, Director of the Bevan Commission and Bevan Academy
  • Will Oliver, Assistant Director of Therapies & Health Science, Hdda
  • Teresa Owen, Director of Public Health, Hdda
  • Julia Pridmore, Associate Head of Engagement and Innovation, Swansea University
  • Rachel Rahman, Aberystwyth University
  • Bjorn Rodde, ARCH Principal Project Manager & Senior Lecturer, Swansea University
  • Lisa Seale, Senior R&D Manager, Hdda
  • Gaynor Toft, Community Wellbeing Manager, Ceredigion County Council
  • Gina Williams, Project Manager, Mid Wales Healthcare Collaborative
  • Huw Williams, Ceredigion County Council
  • Liz Wilson, Director, Welsh Institute for Work Based Learning, UWSTD