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Monday 10 December 2018
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Governors for Chesterfield

Lynda Langley
Lynda Langley

Mrs Lynda Langley

GOVERNOR

Chesterfield

Email: dhcft.governors@nhs.net

Election Period: Mar 2016-Mar 2019

Governor's Personal Statement

Lynda's area of expertise is that of business management, administration, logistics, accounts and customer service. Her role included being an NVQ Assessor. Part of her responsibility was that of internal quality assurance, therefore, she is acquainted with the standards required within the workplace. Having taken early retirement from her lecturing post, Lynda now has sufficient time to collaborate with patients, carers and staff to work towards an increase in public satisfaction.


Adrian Rimington
Adrian Rimington

Mr Adrian Rimington

GOVERNOR

Chesterfield

Email: dhcft.governors@nhs.net

Election Period: April 2018-Sept 2020

Governor's Personal Statement

I am a person of lived experience in mental health. I also run two mental health self-help groups, Rethink MASH and Rethink Good Companions. The aims of the group are to promote wellbeing and to avoid admission to acute inpatient mental health units by keeping “well”. I also serve on the Diocesan Mental Health Steering Group for the Church of England. I hold the Bishop’s badge for services to mental health. I am also well known throughout the county as a Mental Health Activist. I featured in The Derbyshire Times last September, campaigning against people on benefits paying Council Tax. There are many mentally ill people on benefits, mental health being the largest cause of disability. I bring my experience to the Council of Governors, and will “tell it as it is” from a patients point of view in order to improve matters.