Christina McKenzie-Townsend, Lay Member

Christina has had a 37 year career in the NHS covering various roles, including that of a Registered General Nurse, Registered Nurse Tutor, and Research and Development and Quality Facilitator at Blackpool’s Victoria Hospital.

She has held Senior Management roles, including that of Cancer Services Manager, ensuring that the Government’s targets for Cancer waiting times were met.

She has a special interest in Mental Health and held the role of Publicly Elected Governor (North Lancashire) for Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust for six years. She is currently the Chair of Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre Mental Health Forum.