Posts by Dr Jo Whaley

Jo Whaley

Dr Jo Whaley is the Public Engagement Manager for Learning Disability in NHS England.

She manages the Learning Disability Engagement Team, which is based on the co-working model. The team aims to build a bridge between NHS England and people with a learning disability and/or autism, their families, carers and supporters; to work in partnership to make sure that people with lived experience are part of NHS England decision making. Find out more about the Learning Disability Engagement Team.

Until 2015, Jo worked in the voluntary and community sector, linking policy makers and commissioners with charities in health and social care.

She is also the Chair of Riverside Community Health Project, in the West End of Newcastle. Jo is passionate about equality and diversity and her career focuses on health equality.