Staff Stories

Meet members of the Cygnet team and read about their experiences of working and developing their careers with Cygnet.

Sacha Barnes - Ward Manager

Sacha joined Cygnet Health Care in 2011 as a newly qualified RMN. Since then Sacha has progressed through a number of roles and is now a ward manager at Cygnet Hospital Wyke.

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Loxley Roache - Health Care Support Worker

Loxley joined Cygnet Health Care in 2013, initially as a bank worker. In 2016 he became the first member of staff to complete an NVQ on Cygnet's apprenticeship scheme.

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Lora Mitanova - Mental Health Nurse

Lora joined Cygnet Health Care in 2014 and after qualifying as a mental health nurse completed Cygnet's Preceptorship Development Programme.

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David Pennells - Senior Mental Health Support Worker

David is a Senior Mental Health Support Worker who joined Cygnet when we acquired Alpha Hospital Woking in August 2015. In addition to his role as a senior support worker David has also got involved in other areas within the hospital such as training and Mental Health Act administration.

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