New Trustee: Claudette Allerdyce
A warm welcome to our new Trustee Claudette Allerdyce.
Claudette is a pharmacist, with a career in NHS Organisations across London that spans over 25 years. She is currently the Head of Medicines Optimisation in South West London Integrated Care Board (ICB), which was previously South West London Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Claudette holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from Kings College, University of London and a Masters’ in Healthcare Commissioning, obtained at Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham and has a cultivated substantial experience in strategic planning, and implementation of evidence-based practice within the UK health Service.
Claudette is passionate about addressing health inequalities and eliminating barriers that prevent people from navigating the health system and accessing equitable care. As a mother of a sickle cell warrior, she’s experienced first-hand the challenges faced by the sickle cell community living in the UK. Outside of work Claudette continues to pursue an avid interest in health prevention and is a qualified health coach and former level 2 fitness instructor. In her spare time, she will use these skills to facilitate people to make lifestyle modifications to improve their health and reduce the risk of preventable illnesses such as type 2 diabetes, stroke, and cardiovascular disease.