Peter Atkinson

Peter Atkinson

Peter Atkinson, Lay governor

Lay governor for patient and public involvement (PPI)

Peter worked for 30 years in the prison service, the last 15 of which were as the Governor in Charge at four establishments. He retired from HMP Acklington in Northumberland eight years ago.

He was a member of the Home Office Validation Board for assessing national prisoner treatment programmes for five years.  Since retiring he has spent six years in an elected role as Public Governor for the Newcastle Hospitals Foundation Trust.

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