Elected by the member practices of Lewisham, the board of One Health Lewisham comprises experienced local GPs, Practice Managers, and experts in delivering GP-led healthcare.
Dr Rachel Forgan is a Partner at Grove Medical Centre in Deptford. She has been a Lewisham GP for 17 years, during which time she has held roles at Lewisham CCG and the LMC. She intends to utilise the skills honed in these roles, as well as through teaching and training, to develop One Health Lewisham for the future.
Dr Prad Velayuthan is Managing GP Partner at the ICO Health Group and based at the Moorside Clinic in Downham. Prad believes in One Health Lewisham as a way to support all member practices, regardless of their size, through driving innovation. His vision is to build a strong, successful and inclusive organisation to support new and sustainable models of health and care delivery in general practice.
In addition to his role at One Health Lewisham and as Practice Manager at St. John’s Medical Centre, Colin Stears has been Lead Councillor for Adult Social Services and Health in the London Borough of Sutton since his election in 2006. He is also CEO/Chair of Lewisham Primary Care Partnership.
Mark Hone is a highly experienced commercial finance director with experience across both the public and the private sectors. Mark has extensive experience in supporting GP provider groups to improve health outcomes and quality of life for patients whilst also reducing health costs.
Reflecting a key healthcare industry focus over recent years, Tom Beaufoy’s expertise lies in Information Governance and Compliance, ensuring that organisations and staff recognise and facilitate the needs and rights of service users delivered in a management framework. As Director of Operations, Tom oversees operational delivery of pan-Lewisham contractual requirements.
Having gained extensive experience working in the healthcare sector, both in the NHS and within GP-led provider organisations, Karen Sadler is bringing her knowledge and expertise to bear on One Health Lewisham as Commercial Director.
Dr Thomas Quinn has been Partner at Sydenham Green Group Practice since 2013 and is an approved GP Trainer. Thomas believes that GP practices working together in federations can deliver enhanced quality and patient experience of local primary care, and is excited about the opportunities One Health Lewisham has to deliver this change.