Astrid Fairclough

astrid.fairclough.2019
Email [email protected]
Region South
Association South West Association (closed)
Blog https://endfgmsupport.wordpress.com/

Astrid developed her knowledge about FGM at the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), where she developed and delivered the FGM Prevention Programme as a ministerial priority, transforming the understanding of how healthcare and the wider cross-government can tackle FGM, alongside responsibility for the overall violence and abuse policy at DHSC. Astrid is currently Programme Director for Wessex Care Records programme, delivering longitudinal healthcare records across the south of England. Prior to this with the Ministry of Defence, where she helped deliver NHS systems into the Defence Medical Services delivering a single IT solution to support armed forces healthcare delivery, planning and commissioning. For over 10 years Astrid has worked closely with NHS Digital as a commissioning partner driving delivery of new, standard and bespoke solutions to meet local needs. Prior to this, she worked with the NHS Electronic Staff Records programme and within a PCT.

  • Learning about community change from Agnes and Bernadette, sisters

    Learning about community change from Agnes and Bernadette, sisters

  • Listening to women's experiences, all due to give birth soon

    Listening to women's experiences, all due to give birth soon

  • Giving Lecture at University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

    Giving Lecture at University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

  • With Katy, who helped with translation, when meeting cutters in Sierra Leone

    With Katy, who helped with translation, when meeting cutters in Sierra Leone

  • Lokito singing about End FGM on a pkan

    Lokito singing about End FGM on a pkan