A passion of staff at all levels to deliver quality I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect on this particular connecting visit, having already done two connecting visits before in acute settings. A group of us recently visited Central London …
Geoff Dessent is Deputy Director for health and wellbeing at the Department of Health, leading on 3 policy areas – physical activity, children and young people’s health improvement, and health and work. He has been a civil servant for over 30 years, and worked in the Home Office, Treasury, Insolvency Service, and the Department of Trade and Industry. He has worked on a range of diverse topics including Nuclear Waste, Home Accidents, Fire reseach, the financial regime of the Insolvency service and sexual health. Geoff lives in Surrey and is married with two children.
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Connecting to patients and people who use services
Stories and observations from DH staff as they connect with patients, service users and staff as part of DH’s commitment to increase engagement with front line services.
- Connecting Placement at East London Foundation Trust 5 December 2018
- Connecting Placement at Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 19 October 2018
- Connecting Placement at East London Foundation Trust Mental Health Team 16 August 2018