Appointed Governors

Douglas Looman, Appointed Governor - Prospect Hospice

Details to follow.

Brian Ford, Appointed Governor - Swindon Borough Council

Brian FordAppointed 24 November 2016

Brian is now retired but previously he ran his own independent financial advisory company

He has lived in Wroughton for 39 years but comes originally from Marlborough.

He served on Wroughton Parish Council for eight years and has been a Wroughton Borough Councillor for the last 31 years.

He has served on nearly every committee of Swindon Borough Council and was Mayor in 1998/1999.

After being deputy leader of the Borough Council he served for 12 years on the Police Authority as Vice Chairman and is presently the Cabinet Member for Adult Health & Social Care.

Brian is an enthusiastic if not skilled golf player, likes good wine and enjoys travel - especially to Spain.

Emmy Butcher, Appointed Governor - Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group

Emmy Butcher 120Emmy is the Managing Partner at Beversbrook Medical Centre, a thriving and pioneering GP surgery in Calne, with a rapidly-expanding list of 7,500 patients.

Over the past eleven years she has seen significant changes in the way healthcare is provided within the NHS, and she has had the privilege of viewing this from both a provider of primary care services, and from a commissioning perspective whilst working with Wiltshire CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group).

Emmy is driven by a curiosity of how the 'system' works and this has led to a wide portfolio of opportunities serving in a professional capacity for Wiltshire CCG, BSW LMC (BaNES (Bath and North East Somerset), Swindon and Wiltshire Local Medical Committee) and Wiltshire Public Health.

She is involved in locality working within the Calne area but also on several committees, boards and working groups.

David Halik, Appointed Governor - Wiltshire Council

Details to follow.

Appointed Governor - Swindon Clinical Commissioning Group

Awaiting appointment.

Sarah Snow, Appointed Governor - Oxford Brookes University

Sarah Snow 120x160Sarah's career as a nurse and midwife spans over 30 years, the last 17 of which have been spent within higher education, teaching across a range of pre- and post-registration midwifery, nursing and sexual health courses.

As Deputy Director of the Oxford School of Nursing & Midwifery at Oxford Brookes University, Sarah leads and manages a diverse range of education provision and large teams of staff.

Many of these students have clinical placements at the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust or local surrounding areas.

Sarah works closely with other elements of healthcare education, including paramedics, social workers and therapists.

She is also Chair of the Faculty's Fitness to Practise Committee.

Sarah enjoys travelling to visit her two daughters who are at university.

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