Sarah lives with ongoing mental health challenges. She was a National Mind trustee for nine years and during that time she co-foundered and co-led the successful PROMISE restraint reduction project at the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust. Sarah also initiated the MINDS Study (Coproducing improved mental health acute inpatient discharge using a Systems approach) and is now Co-Chief Investigator on this three-year project funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research. Sarah has always been a proponent Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) and is the PPI co-lead for the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Mental Health Implementation Network and PPI Advisor to the pan-London Safety in Mental Health Setting project. She is a member of the Q community, led by the Health Foundation.