Beatrice Fraenkel

Ms Beatrice Fraenkel

Chair, Mersey Care NHS FT Trust

A design engineer and ergonomist Beatrice is Chair of Mersey Care NHS FT delivering mental health and community services across 70% of Cheshire and Merseyside and beyond .She is a member of the Government High Street Task Force ,a trustee of the Design Council and NHS Providers and board member of NHS Confederation Mental health network. She has a long career in regeneration as is the NW . Mersey Care has built four new hospitals and Beatrice chairs a Design Board of services users ,staff and others to act as the client to ensure all design matches user needs and creates places of beauty.
She is passionate about physical and systems design matching the evidenced needs of users and knows the measurable and evidenced difference that makes to lives , and how economically beneficial this approach is.