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Charity No: 1146913
A professional HealthCare Provider specialising in the treatment of police officers

Who's Who - Trustee Board

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David Ball Chairman

A career businessman with more than 40 years' experience within the healthcare supplies industry. Working with some of the world's premier medical technology companies – Baxter, United States Surgical, Bristol Myers Squibb and latterly his own high tech medical distribution organisation – Skymed.

David has extensive experience of health care systems in the UK, USA, and other international markets and a wealth of marketing, finance and general management experience.

Chairman of the Newbury and District Cancer Care Trust since 2006 and a trustee of Flint House for 6 years, David has served as Magistrate since 1993.

Married to Anna for 40 years they have one son, Thomas, a teacher in Washington DC and a grandson – Davide.



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Ken Marsh MBE Vice Chairman

Ken Marsh MBE joined the Metropolitan Police in 1993, he served in the Borough of Haringey working in response and the Broadwater Farm dedicated team. Ken became a Fed Rep in 1998 and soon became Constables Branch Board Rep for Haringey Borough.


In 2010 Ken was elected Vice-Chair of the Constables Branch Board and in 2012 he became the Chairman of the Constables Branch Board. In 2013 he became Vice-Chair of the Joint Executive Committee and in 2015 he became the Chairman of the Metropolitan Police Federation.

Eternally passionate and vocal member of the Police Federation, Ken is very proud to be a Trustee of Flint House.


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Chief Superintendent Dan Murphy is a Kent Police Officer who has served in both uniform and detective positions at different ranks during his service. He has undertaken investigative, operational and organisational management roles. He has performed the roles of Strategic Firearms Commander, Senior Investigating Officer and Authorising Officer, which included being on the executive committee of the National Source Working Group.

Dan was promoted to Superintendent in February 2007 and in the same year took up a Branch Executive role that he held until his transfer to the position of National Secretary (designate) in January 2017. Dan has also been an active member of the Panel of Friends since 2009.

Dan is qualified in both a BA (Hons) degree in Business Studies and a Masters degree in Police Leadership and Management. He is married with three children and in his free time enjoys spending time with his family, cycling, skiing, cooking, DIY and runs a local Scout Group.


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Peter Sudbury

After studying natural sciences in Cambridge and medicine in Oxford, Pete spent nearly 30 years as a psychiatrist. He took an MBA during his training and spent 15 years in medical management, 12 of them at executive director level, first in Berkshire, then in London. At Berkshire Healthcare, Pete was part of the team that made it one of the very first mental health foundation trusts, and led an innovative multiprofessional clinical strategy, with nationally leading work on psychological therapies. For 4 years he was a member of NCAT (the national clinical advisory team) advising on the clinical validity of service reconfigurations. He has a long interest in health IT, having led for mental health on the southern cluster of the national program for IT, and then, from 2010, worked for Hewlett Packard, in the UK and Europe, as a "Health Insider", understanding and communicating the way in which IT can transform medicine. In his spare time, Pete coached rowing to international level. He retired from clinical practice in 2014, does occasional IT consulting, and concentrates his time on his 3 young children, on campaigning on the environment and climate change, and being a parish councillor in Woodcote.


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Rhys Hamilton

Rhys Hamilton comes from a medical family with his wife, two children, both parents and a grandfather who all have been, or still are Doctors.


He studied at Pembroke College, Oxford and at the Oxford University Medical School. He worked in Oxford, Southampton, New Zealand, and Cardiff before joining the Goring and Woodcote Medical Practice in 1981. He was a GP trainer and since The Police Rehabilitation Centre moved to Flint House in 1988 he carried out GP type surgeries at the Centre until his retirement in 2011. During his time at Flint House he got a taste of some of the stresses and strains of modern policing.

His principal interest in General Practice was in Mental Health, although he greatly enjoyed dealing with the constant challenges that all aspects of care in General Practice presented.

In retirement, he has been a GP Specialist Advisor for the Care Quality Commission, is a member of his local Patient Participation Group and does Voluntary Driving for his local surgery. He continues to ski and walk up and down hills despite his knee replacement in 2006 and was the farmer in the Olympic Opening Ceremony in the England's Green and Pleasant Land opening scene. He lives in Woodcote, 1½ miles from Flint House.


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Simon Bray

Simon Bray is a Commander in the Metropolitan Police, having joined in 1983. His service has included a wide range of uniform, detective and command roles, including borough commander for Westminster. He currently works in Specialist Operations as Commander, Security and is a public order, firearms and CBRN commander. He is a member of the National Police Chiefs Council working group on drugs and the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs. He has been a trustee at Flint House since 2013 and is also a trustee of the Police Dependants Trust.


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Clive Field

Clive Field joined the NHS in 1988 having originally obtained a Biochemistry degree from Kings College, London before qualifying as a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He became the Director of Finance at the Royal Berkshire & Battle Hospitals NHS Trust 12 years later and has since gone on to become Director of Finance at Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and then Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, both of whom provide mental health and learning disability services.


In all his roles Clive has shown he is an innovative leader who specializes in developing financial strategies to meet an organisation's objectives and delivering turnaround programmes to ensure financial stability despite decreasing resources at a time of unprecedented demand in the NHS.

Clive is married with 3 teenage children and lives in Wokingham, Berkshire. His spare time is dominated by coaching and watching his two sons play rugby at Bracknell RFC where he became Vice Chairman in 2015.


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Jenny Abbot

After studying Biological Sciences at Edinburgh University, Jenny started a life-long career in sales and marketing within the medical devices industry. She held senior management positions with global companies – Amersham International, Johnson & Johnson, and Baxter Healthcare – before setting up her own successful medical marketing consultancy providing support and direction to start-up companies with innovative healthcare concepts and products.

Jenny has 2 children, her daughter a clinical Dietician, and son a recent engineering graduate.

Jenny is also a volunteer for the National Trust, Kennet and Avon Canal, Trust and Arlington Arts.


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Jayne Willetts

Jayne is a Constable from West Mercia Police, and with almost 24 years' experience as a uniformed Police Officer having joined the police in 1992 and had front line roles including response, Neighbourhood Policing and Traffic Officer.

Jayne became a work placed Rep in 2009 in North Worcestershire, and she found she was supporting more officers for welfare matters than any other area.
In 2012 Jayne became a National Rep on the then JCC, now known as the Interim National Board as Constables Rep for Region 3, Staffs, West Midlands, Warwicks and W. Mercia.

PFEW Lead for Roads Policing, and the National Lead for Diversity and Equality, and member of the Special Constabulary working Group.
An avid supporter of officer welfare, especially around mental health, Jayne is very proud to become a Trustee.

Jayne is the mum to a 16 year old daughter.


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