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.
Damian Brady joined us as our Chief Operating Officer in April 2019 from Tower Hamlets CVS where we played a key role in engaging the not from profit sector in the local health and care transformation agenda. His passion is co design and co-production and he was heavily involved in the co-production of new Mental Health pathways and services as well as the new £3m local community fund aimed at the not for profit sector.
Damian has 15 years’ experience of working with the Health Service Ombudsman in a number of roles that have given him a grounding in the issues and challenges around health and care; a former Chief Executive of POhWER, the advice and advocacy charity, which was the biggest provider of health advocacy; and served as Chief Operating Officer for Toynbee Hall where he stabilised and developed their health and wellbeing offer to the local community.
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.
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.
Anushka Mehrotra is a local GP and has worked in the borough for 4 years. Before being appointed Medical Director at One Health Lewisham, she was the GP and Community Lead. In this role, she designed a number of services to support marginalised community groups in Lewisham including the safe hubs and mobile clinics with Doctors of the World which provide primary care services to unregistered migrants and refugees. Anushka is the representative for Lewisham on the LMC (Londonwide local medical committees) and is passionate about GP training and development and has been pivotal in the development of the OHL GP fellowship programme.