Karen Owen

Lay Member

Karen Owen lives with a rare condition (Hereditary Angiodema), giving her lived experience of many NHS Services. She has 23 years’ experience as Finance and IT Business Analyst Project Manager in the Pharmaceutical Industry. Karen is part of Bracknell & Ascot CCG where she sits on the Governing Body, representing the voice of patients and public, where she ensures their views are sought and included in all aspects of Healthcare in an effort to improve the quality and cost effectiveness of commissioning. In the past year Karen has been involved in the creation of the new Communications and Engagement Strategy and part of the commissioning team that successfully opened the Urgent Care Centre and the new muscular skeletal and physiotherapy pathways.