Peter Smith - Senior Advocate

Peter has been a member of Independent Advocacy’s staff for 15 years. Although undertaking advocacy support for a number of differing disadvantaged people, he is a specialist advocate for people with mental health disorder and has been for 20 years and is an Independent Mental Health Advocate qualified under the 2007 Mental Health Act.

Janet Gatward - Advocate

Janet has been with the organisation for a number of years starting off as a Mental Health Advocate. She moved into management, incorporating for a short time the role of Volunteer Coordinator. She enjoyed applying for grant funding and seeing the positive results. Janet now works less hours supporting advocacy especially Care Act and mental health referrals

Joanne - Advocate

NHS Complaints Advocate

John  - Advocate