Heather Beach - Head of Carers Services

Heather joined Action for Family Carers in October 2016. She has previously held senior leadership positions in the NHS, with extensive experience of managing health services within hospitals and in the community. She has also worked closely with GP’s and primary care on a multi-agency Frailty project.

Initially starting her career as a Physiotherapist, she holds a BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy and has a post graduate Diploma of Management Studies.

Having worked closely with voluntary organisations while in the NHS, Heather was pleased to join Action for Family Carers where she is able to continue to promote awareness of the vital contribution that unpaid Carers make and to support Carers of all ages.

 Heather lives in mid Essex with her family,  and has worked in most districts of Essex at some point in her career.