Staff and student wellbeing

Network Structure & Governance


Network structure diagram

Steering Group

The Steering Group exists to:

  1. Oversee and guide the future development of the UK Healthy Universities Network.
  2. Develop and implement an annual work plan.
  3. Liaise with government departments and other relevant bodies within the various UK administrations.
  4. Develop robust reporting and communication mechanisms between the Steering Group and Network membership.
  5. Identify opportunities for funding and development.

It comprises representatives from key public health and higher education bodies across the UK, alongside representatives from six UK universities that have been actively engaged with the Network over a number of years.

Steering Group Membership

Mary CharlesPublic Health Wales
Pauline CraigNHS Health Scotland (Interim representative)
Chris DeacyCardiff Metropolitan University
Paul DodsleyNottingham Trent University
Sharon DohertyUCLan
Mark DoorisUCLan
Hilary JohnstonPublic Health Agency, Northern Ireland
Linda McSwigganUniversity of Dundee
Amy NortonHigher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)
Judy OrmeUniversity of the West of England
Doug ParkinLeadership Foundation for Higher Education
Sue PowellManchester Metropolitan University
Fleur Priest-StephensNational Union of Students
John de PuryUniversities UK
Claire Robson [Eustace de Sousa]Public Health England
Hazel WrightTeesside University