Lucy Armstrong, NECS Consultancy


Rising Star

Before joining NECS in Spring 2022, Lucy worked in the third-sector engaging with Deaf-young people enabling them to submit their views and opinions into select committees and NHS reviews, with the aim of encouraging corporate organisations to become more accessible.

Being Deaf, Lucy has knowledge of lived experience and her facilitation skills have strengthened the work of NECS. When collaborating with NECS on the British Sign Language Rapid-review and Accessible Information Standard Review she was been able to tailor workshops to meet the needs of Deaf service users so that they had input into reports and recommendations to improve the accessibility of services.

It was because of this work that Lucy was inspired to join NECS full-time. Consultancy to Lucy means making a positive difference to the services that will touch all our lives.

Lucy worked on behalf of NHS England to deliver the Data for Research and Development programme progressing a world leading, NHS-wide health data research infrastructure that enhances patient care, sustains the NHS and supports innovation. Lucy supported clients with stakeholder engagement, communications and producing briefings for multiple audiences including medical-research charities, industry and government ministers.

Lucy not only makes a huge impact with clients but has also dived into internal work at NECS, including taking on the position of co-chair of the Women and Carers in Consultancy network. Her focus here is to increase learning and development opportunities, implement best practice and advocate for equality and diversity within NECS, the consulting sector and the wider NHS.

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