Janette Cronie moved to Somerset 50 years ago, 28 of those she worked at YDH in the Paediatric Unit.

Since 1976, Janette has been involved with local organisations namely, South Somerset Citizens Advice Bureau from1989 until present and 6 years as Chairman for the Trustee Board.

Janette was a Parish Councillor for 25 years of which 11 years she was Chair.

Janette is currently secretary of Wincanton Patient Participation Group.

Janette is also involved in minor roles with local youth club and Cary Mufulira Partnership Trust, through this she has made 3 trips to Zambia, visiting local hospitals.