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Ms Julia Drown

Lay Member

Julia DrownJulia Drown is a member of the Nursing and Midwifery Council's Audit Sub-Committee and a member of the Appeals Committee of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority. Previous appointments include: Chair of the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit Report on "Antenatal Screening for Group B Streptococcus Colonisation - Protocol Development for a Randomised Controlled Trial."

Julia was Member of Parliament for South Swindon (Labour - 97-05) and Member of the House of Commons Health Select Committee. She has worked with Central and Local Government, and in the NHS. She has been a CIPFA Accountant, an NHS Senior Executive, and a County Councillor.

Julia is a member of the Communications Committee , the Audit Committee and the Fitness to Practise Committee.

Members’ Register of Interests

In addition to providing the following declaration of private interests, the Council member has undertaken to abide by the Code of Conduct for Council members .

Membership of, or position of general control or management of, (current memberships or those held in the last two years) any body:

a) to which a Council member is appointed by the HCPC:


b) exercising functions of a public nature:

Independent Member -  Nursing and Midwifery Council Audit Committee (Chair 2011-12)
Member - Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority Appeals Committee
Trustee - Pension Scheme for the Nursing and Midwifery Council and Associated Employers

c) directed to charitable purposes:

Patron - Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse

d) whose principal purposes includes the influence of public opinion or policy (including any political party or trade union):

Member - Labour Party
Member - The Co-operative Party
Member - The World Development Movement
Retired Member - UNITE
Member - Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament
Member - Dignity in Dying

Supporter of; Greenpeace; One World Action; War on Want and Friends of the Earth

Remunerated employment:

Member - Nursing and Midwifery Council Audit Sub-Committee
Member - Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority Appeals Committee
Trainer - Cumberlege Connections Ltd. (Health sector leadership and training consultancy)
Trustee - Pension Scheme for the Nursing and Midwifery Council and Associated Employers

Directorships in public and private companies including non executive directorships:


Shareholdings which give the Council member a majority or controlling interest in any undertaking:


Contracts for goods, services or works made between the HCPC and the Council member or a firm in which the member is a partner, or a company of which the member is remunerated as a director :


Gifts, hospitality and inducements received:


From : 01/07/2009
To : 31/12/2013

Register of interests

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