Elspeth's role within CHEX is to support organisations in the CHEX Network. She encourages networking and sharing of good practice via seminars, interactive training and learning events, with a particular focus on health inequalities.
Formerly an NHS scientist Elspeth became interested in community development during her time working with Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) in Tanzania, East Africa.
She has a particular interest in the role of local organisations in supporting good mental well-being. She also participates in a range of national working groups ensuring that the community-led health perspective is reflected at a national level.
Elspeth works for CHEX two days a week.