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NHS Communicate


Increasing our influence at board level

01 Feb 2023
Senior communications leaders frequently find themselves at the centre of handling extremely sensitive and challenging issues.  Our panel will be discussing their experiences of how leaders can effectively handle boards, touching on how to deal with differing opinions about handling reputational issues (internally, regionally, nationally), and how to influence upwards and ensure that communications has a voice, and that it is heard.
Mary Whenman, Director, Communications - British Business Bank
Emer Delaney , Director of Communications - Chelsea Westminster Hospital and West London NHS
Laura Skaife Knight, Deputy CEO - The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHSFT
Ross Wigham, Director of Communications - Northumbria Healthcare