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Mercedes Broadbent

Communications officer

Mobile: 07976 702114

Email: m.broadbent@miphealth.org.uk

Mercedes runs MiP’s external and internal communications. She handles press strategy and is the first point of contact for the media. She supports our national officers with local and regional communications, runs MiP’s social media, builds our relationships within parliament, and is responsible for national-level communications with members.

Mercedes’ areas of expertise include media strategy, British, European and American politics, social media development, LGBT issues and international trade policy. 

Mercedes is based in MiP’s head office and has worked for the union since June 2018. Previously she worked for a think tank in Westminster, the European Parliament, and as a freelance journalist. 

Outside of work, Mercedes enjoys the theatre, modern and contemporary art, and spending time with her cockapoos. She has published fiction and policy analysis, and is active in politics. 

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MiP responds to the announcement of a 3% pay rise for staff on Agenda for Change in England.

22 July 2021 | By MiP

MiP responds to today's announcement that Simon Stevens is stepping down as chief executive of NHS England.

29 April 2021 | By MiP
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Front Cover of a collection of essays titled: Is devolution the future of health and social care?
Women's TUC Conference in London on 6-8 March 2019

20 March 2019 | By Mercedes Broadbent
MiP members have given a cautious thumbs up to the transition to Integrated Care Boards, but a significant number are still in the dark about the how the reforms will affect their jobs, according to an MiP survey.
22nd Apr 2022
By MiP
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