Denise Dawson is Lay Member for Public and Patient Engagement and is Vice Chair of the CCG Governing Body and Primary Care Commissioning Committee and is also the CCG’s Freedom to Speak Up Guardian.
As part of her role Denise is the Chair of the Patient and Public Engagement Committee and Remuneration Committee. Denise is a member of the Quality and Safeguarding Committee, Corporate Governance Committee and the Integrated Commissioning Board.
Denise has worked for the NHS in the Rochdale borough for over 40 years and has a wealth of expertise and experience across both acute and primary care services. Denise leads on patient and public engagement and is passionate in ensuring patients, carers and service users are engaged in the planning and development of locally and regionally commissioned services.
Outside work, Denise enjoys watching both rugby league and union, visiting the theatre, reading and spending time with her family.