Head of Healthwatch - Neil Bolton-Heaton

Neil is the Head of Healthwatch and holds responsibility for Healthwatch organisations in East Berkshire (Bracknell Forest, Slough, Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead), Hampshire, Wokingham and Portsmouth.

Neil has worked across the health, social care and social enterprise sectors at both operational and strategic level. Neil is passionate about quality service experience and in ensuring voice and representation in the design, development and delivery of health and social care services. 

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Our staff

Tess Scott - East Berkshire manager

In her early years she worked was a Programme Manager for a global IT company managing projects and logistics across EMEA.

Since redirecting and furthering her education in Nutrition and Wellbeing,  she has had variety of roles as well as volunteering for BEAT.

Her aim is to help give you a stronger voice to help influence and challenge how health and social care services that are provided in the Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead area


Nicholas Durman - Healthwatch Bracknell Forest Officer

Nick's varied career has taken him from being a soldier with the British Army for 7 years, to many years in I.T. including 10 years as front line service manager for customer services and service improvement. Nick wanted to make a difference in people's life so he’s worked with learning disabled adults and Healthwatch.



Steve Sansom - Healthwatch WAM and Volunteer Lead for East Berkshire

Steve joined the Healthwatch in October 2021 with a background in Library and Information Management. Steve is employing his knowledge of health-related stakeholders to network across Bracknell Forest 

Looking after the volunteers across East Berkshire, Steve is also an active volunteer and has chaired his local Residents Association for the past 10 years.




Our Volunteers

Stephanie Blades

Jane Figg

Mary Durman