Mike Hewins

Expert by Experience

Mike Hewins MSc PhD MILT is currently a director of Healthwatch Cambridgeshire & Peterborough and previously President of Cambridgeshire LINk for five years.

Mike retired from the East of England Strategic Health Authority in 2006 where he managed non-medical education contracts across Easter England for ca. 35 trusts.  Before that he had a long career in senior management in the commercial sector, including Philips Scientific Industries in Cambridge, and was a principal lecturer and consultant for five years at Sutton Coldfield FE College.   Mike graduated from Birmingham University in 1962 in chemistry and his PhD research [Birmingham 1966] included early work on treatments for rheumatoid arthritis.

 Mike is active in retirement and continues more than 12 years of very strong interest in patient participation in various roles within Cambridgeshire and beyond including the Citizens' Senate [Eastern].  He has a special interest in musculoskeletal and cardio vascular disorders.