Pat Heron

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Pat has worked within the field of mental health as a HCA for 39 years, predominantly working with women who have challenging needs within a secure unit. She is active within her trade union, UNISON and Chairs the Northern Regions Women’s Network at Northumbria, Tyne and Wear Mental Health, NHS Foundation Trust. Pat works tirelessly to make sure women’s voices are heard throughout the corridors of power, and has contributed by providing a safe space for women to come together and support each other. This inspiring individual has been at the forefront of the fight for women’s equality and has worked with Police and Crime Commissioner’s across the region to implement their Violence Against Women and Girls Strategy. She has also bought together community groups and public sector organisations to highlight the issue of Female Genital Mutilation and fought to increase the number of foodbanks.


SHARING IS CARING!

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