Lynda is a Register General Nurse and a Registered Midwife having worked in both Downpatrick and Lagan Valey Maternity Units. She also worked as a Midwife in Downpatrick Sure Start. Lynda has worked in the South Eastern H&SC Trust Health Development since 2005 and prior to this spent five years in Romania managing a Children’s Hospice. Since joining the Health Development Department she has completed a Post Graduate Diploma and MCS in Health Promotion. In August 2010 Lynda was appointed Health Development Manager and has been the lead for Health Development from October 2013. Lynda has gained considerable experience in partnership working to support community development and capacity building. She is passionate regarding improving the health and wellbeing of those living in the South Eastern are and in reducing health inequalities.