Clinical Leads

Clinical leadership is at the heart of North East London CCG.  We are committed to developing clinical leadership skills and roles within our practitioner community.


Anita Coutinho

Early Years 0-5, Gynaecology

Anne Solomon

Learning Disabilities

Anu Kumar

Public & Patient Involvement and Equality & Diversity

Balvinder Duggal

Maternity, Preconception & Antenatal Pathways (maternity cover)

Ben Molyneux

End of Life, Urgent Care

Ben Saw

Children’s Long Term Conditions - Sickle Cell and Epilepsy

Carmel Beadle

Dementia Unplanned Care

Chandra Sarka

Respiratory (job share),

Chris Carvalho

Cardiovascular Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease, Deputy Planned Care Lead, Rheumatology, Quality Improvement

Chuan Chor

City of London

Clare Highton

Long Term Conditions, Prevention CCG Clinical Lead Rep

Emma Tukmachi

Named GP - Safeguarding Children

Felicity Tucker

Children's Asthma

Gary Marlowe

Planned Care

Haren Patel

Prescribing Committee, INR, London Regional Medicines Optimisation Committee

Helen Drew

Depression, Primary Care Pathways and Mental Health Urgent Care

Hetal Dhruve

Respiratory Lead (job share)

Jennifer Saw

Prescribed Medicines that can cause dependence

Jenny Darkwah

Haemoglobinopathies and Extended Access

Katherine Towers

Group Consultations

Kirsten Brown

Primary Care

Lauren Ward

Maternity Audit & Patient Experience

Laurence Blumberg

Joint Prescribing Group/PPB

Mark Rickets

CCG Chair & Primary Care

May Cahill

Unplanned Care

Niifio Addy


Nikhil Katiyar

Care Planning Champion, Pain and Physio & Safeguarding GP

Patrick Hutt

Social Prescribing

Paul Kelland


Paula Stanley

GP Education

Reshma Shah


Rhiannon England

Mental health (children, young people & adults)

Robert Palmer

Gastroenterology & Cancer – Early Diagnosis, Detection and education for Macmillan

Shabana Rauf

Prescribed Medicine that can cause Dependence

Shaine Mehta

Diabetes, TB & Infectious diseases

Stephanie Coughlin

Integrated Care Partnership, NEL Digital First, Pulse Oximetry

Suki Francis

Clinical Lead for Children and Young People

Suresh Tibrewal

Individual Funding Requests (IFR)

Syrene Pollock

Nurse input into the PCQB

Wande Fafunso

Joint Prescribing Group