Jemma Austin

Jemma Austin


Jemma is a Communications and Engagement Assistant supporting the Centre’s Operations Team with communications, patient & public involvement and engagement (PPIE), across our areas of work.


Prior to joining HDR UK, Jemma worked for Kooth PLC, the UK’s largest digital mental health provider, leading on public and stakeholder engagement and promotion across the Northeast.

She worked for local Healthwatch for several years, ensuring patients and local communities actively engaged in sharing their voice with local healthcare services and commissioners.

With over 13 years experience across the voluntary, community and health & social care sectors, Jemma is passionate about engaging and communicating with the public.