Associate Non-Executive DirectorFeroza Patel

Prior to being appointed as an Associate Non-Executive Director Feroza was one of the Trust’s Shadow Public Governors for Blackburn with Darwen.  During her time as a Shadow Governor Feroza had worked with the Trust to work with staff and other patient representatives to develop services and improve the overall patient experience.

She also has experience as a Governor for her local primary and secondary schools and worked as a volunteer for Surestart Blackburn West where she developed a parent forum and also sat on the Local Management Board.

She has previously worked as a teaching assistant within primary school education where she was the parental involvement leader, managed the parents committee and organised community health events.