Latterly, Kath was Chair of East Lancashire NHS Primary Care Trust, and was awarded Outstanding NHS Chair by the NHS Leadership Academy for her work to tackle health inequalities and for her expertise in governance of public bodies.
Throughout her life, Kath has always been a singer-songwriter, poet and writer. Now in her 70s, Kath is a trained gong-master and sound healer, and meditation teacher.
Writing songs, poems and prose has been Kath’s constant refuge and life-blood. She is a published poet and has made many well reviewed albums of her songs.
Kath lives near Burnley, Lancashire, in England with her husband Paul who is a retired IT professional and a folk singer. They have been married since 1974, having met in a folk club. They are keen countryside walkers. They have a son, Shaun, who has an IT company, a counselling practice, and is a trained pianist.
Kath has a following on Facebook – give her a follow if you’d like to keep up with what she’s doing. www.facebook.com/KathReadeMusic