This year two interesting talks were given at the Kent Wildlife Trust 2017 Annual General Meeting.
The first speaker Dr Caroline Jessel is the NHS England Lead for the South Regional Sustainability and Health Network. She has been a GP for 30 years in Kent and has always had a strong interest in the relationship between the environment and health. She works for NHS England South (South East) as Lead for Clinical Transformation and Outcomes. In this role she is responsible for facilitating NHS organisations in Kent Surrey and Sussex to develop safe, sustainable and effective services which are designed to meet present and future needs. She is a member of the Kent Surrey and Sussex Clinical Senate Council and supports the Strategic Clinical Networks in the region. She is co-chair of the Kent Nature Partnership and a Trustee of Kent Wildlife Trust. She is very interested in the challenges of creatively addressing root causes of both physical and mental health difficulties. Second talk was given by Richard Taylor-Jones a wildlife television presenter, film maker, cameraman and photographer. He regularly appears on BBC Countryfile, The One Show, Coast and Springwatch. He uses his expertise to capture images of some of the best of British Wildlife.He presented on how he approaches his subjects with a special interest in expressing the emotional aspect through the medium of film.