Stephen Hardy, Lay Member

 

Stephen Hardy has been a journalist and public relations practitioner for almost 40 years, latterly as Media and Public Relations Manager and Consultation/ Public Engagement Co-ordinator for West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority.

 

He has been closely involved with the NHS locally since the mid-1970s, being a former Vice-Chair of Wakefield West PCT and a complaints conciliator for Kirklees and Wakefield.

 

He takes a particular interest in patient/carer issues, audit and governance.