Meet the Team


The small and friendly team at SWEDA, celebrating winning the GSK Impact UK Winner's prize!

Senior Management Team

Chief Executive Officer
Paula Blight
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Chief Operating Officer
Sam Best
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Clinical Lead
Nerissa Shaw
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Management Team 

Deputy Clinical Lead
Sarah S

Bristol Area Lead
Sue T

Children's Lead
Hannah M

Clinical Support

Bristol Support Workers

Bristol Inner City & East
George G

Bristol North & West
Hannah S

Somerset Support Workers

Mel N

Catherine E

South Somerset
Emma W

West Somerset & Taunton
Amanda K

Therapists & Counsellors 

Children & Young People's Therapist
Zoe C

Children & Young People's Support Worker
Georgeana G

The SWEDA team standing together with arms outstrecthed

SWEDA staff, volunteers and trustees come together for a group shot!

“I had consistently been losing weight for more than 8 months and had become accustomed to eating very little. This triggered a return of my anorexia, after a 20-year period of recovery. SWEDA were able to offer me an appointment the very next day. When we met I was feeling very ill and frightened.I spoke to them about my fears, but then took the decision to go to my doctor on the way home. I was admitted to hospital within a few days.”

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