Jules Acton is Director of Engagement and Membership for the health and care charity coalition, National Voices. She helped bring the voices of patients, carers and service users into the design of the NHS Leadership Academy’s Bevan and Anderson Programmes.
She has facilitated workshops on engagement on the Fast Track and Bevan Programmes and has recruited a team of National Voices’ members and people who use services to co-facilitate the Engaging People Workshops on the Anderson Programme. She was a judge for the NHS Leadership Academy’s 2015 Recognition Awards. She has worked in communications and engagement for the NHS in the East Midlands and led communications teams in The Wildlife Trusts and WaterAid. She has been Features Editor and Writer on several local newspapers and is an award winning Journalist.