Timeline:

2nd July 2020
' Nominations open '
5th July 2020
' NHS's 72nd birthday '
1st September 2020
' Nominations close '
23rd November 2020
' Shortlist announced '
7th July 2021
' Awards ceremony '

Jen Beer, Hertfordshire County Council

EMHC-EE-Jen Beer, Hertfordshire County Council

East of England

Jen works as the Health Improvement Lead (Children and Young People), in the Public Health Team at Hertfordshire County Council. Her academic background includes a BSc in Psychology and Master’s in Public Health, for which she completed a research project focussed on promoting mental health in schools.

Jen believes that partnership working and meaningful engagement with young people and parents/carers are key elements required to normalise healthy coping strategies, reduce stigma associated with seeking help, and make sustainable improvements to the mental health system

Nominated by: Bim Afolami MP