Ruth was appointed as Chair of the MHCC Board in July 2018. Alongside her responsibilities as Chair she continues to retain her role as Clinical Lead for Homelessness for the city.
Part of MHCC since its inauguration in April 2017, Ruth led on Neighbourhood Transformation at board level. She has a career-long interest in children’s health, in particular safeguarding and is a Portfolio GP, practising clinically in Wythenshawe.
Ruth is the lead for Ethics and Law at Manchester Medical School and is also a Trustee for the Institute of Medical Ethics.
Ruth is an extremely proud Mancunian, raising her own family in South Manchester. Her hobbies include singing in two choirs and running a disco on Twitter!