Warrington Disability Partnership

Anita Cawley

Trustee, WDP Board of Trustees

Special Interests:
Recognition of the individual and supporting independence and integration in society and the work place.

About Anita Cawley:
Anita was born with Cerebral Palsy and spent her early education, at Chesnut Lodge school for physically disabled children in Widnes. By senior school she had transferred to mainstream education and went on to qualify as a pharmacist. She has spent most of her professional life in the pharmaceutical industry with some practical experience in hospital and community pharmacy and has 25 years' clinical research experience. She has first hand experience of the difficulties of navigating healthcare and employment issues face by individuals with disabilities and is an advocate for change. Five years ago, she and two former Colleagues, founded Aptus Clinical a niche clinical research organisation that specialises in supporting biotech companies to develop valued medicines. Anita is also Vice Chair of the pharmacy professions charity Pharmacist Support. WDP Sub Groups: Governance, Safety and Risk, Human Resources

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