The Chair of Restore SN who, prior to her retirement in 2014, was a senior member of Health & Justice, Public Health England. In this role Dr Piper was instrumental in developing public health policy and implementing plans to improve the health and wellbeing of older people in prison and other places of detention. Between 2000 and 2013 she was Senior Public Health Physician, Offender Health Unit, Department of Health, responsible for formulating policy development for health services for people in contact with the criminal justice system. She was the lead government official ensuring that responsibility for the social care of people in prisons was clearly set out for the first time in the Care Act 2014
A Motivational Speaker and Former Community
Magistrate specialising in Family Law. A volunteer for Prison Dialogue giving practical advice to offenders on all aspects of the law with a view to helping them to prepare for life outside prison. Bernadette is committed to supporting ex-offenders upon their release so that they can escape from the cycle of re-offending and become valued members of their communities
A Registered Nurse with specialist interest in age, aging and nursing care in the community.