Claire is a senior manager with experience in leading the overall design, planning, implementation, evaluation and performance of highly complex programmes, major campaigns and strategic initiatives in the public and medical charity sectors.
She is currently spearheading the design, planning and implementation of a package of support specifically tailored to the roles, responsibilities and local accountabilities of NHS foundation trust councils of governors, in response to the Health and Social Care Act 2012.
Special interests include strengthening the evidence base around NHS governor effectiveness, raising awareness of the role of NHS governors nationally and sharing examples of good practice associated with the governor role across the country.
Sarah Hughes, Centre for Mental Health chief executive, answers your questions on the topic of mental health.
Professor Joe Harrison, Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Foundation Trust chief executive, answers your questions on digital transformation.
Claire Mescia reflects on the pros and cons of online working with top tips for effective meetings gathered from experiences across the network.
Recommendations from the Health Education England report and what this means for governors
Key findings from our 2016 Governor survey report
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust share how they have involved governors in Greater Manchester devolution plans
This survey sought views on existing and future support mechanisms for lead governors
Overview of our celebration for the recent Volunteers Week
NHS Providers GovernWell programme has launched an induction toolkit for member company secretaries and membership managers