Lesley Woolnough

Health Equality & Improvement Project Manager

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About

Lesley has a successful track record of working with politicians, patient groups and clinicians to improve patient care. A former CEO with a national charity she has worked on international projects with Royal Colleges, Department of Health as well as devices and pharmaceutical companies. She was instrumental in establishing the All Party Parliamentary Working Group for Continence Care and has an extensive network of clinical and policy key decision makers within Government and Regulatory bodies. 

Lesley’s focus has always been to “connect people, make things happen and get things done”. Over the last 20 years she has successfully managed service improvement initiatives through changing mind-sets to transform and develop better services for patients and ultimately for the public benefit. She is adept at running national campaigns to raise awareness of health issues having been a Director in a top 100 marketing communications agency. Latterly Lesley has led the five year multi-centred research project for Kidney Research UK which involved introducing new software to digitally collect data from 20 renal units and pathology laboratories in the UK.

Lesley has practiced yoga for many years and has travelled extensively in India learning from great teachers she is also an accomplished artist and is now learning and practicing the ancient art of paper marbling.  She is married to a political strategist and lives in a pretty English village along with their treasured fox red Labrador.

Contact details

020 7380 1730
Lesley.Woolnough@ovarian.org.uk