New starters across OHL and Lewisham PCNs – March 2022
Below are the new starters for March 2022,
Please make them all feel welcome if/when you meet them
Imogen Lai – PCN Care Coordinator
Hi, my name is Imogen and I am the new care-coordinator. Originally from Taiwan, I have been in the UK for over 20 years. I have previously worked in the medical device industry with background in infectious diseases, but decided to refocus my career into public healthcare. And while I am not working, I enjoys baking and also running.
Jarius Manu-Barrett – Project Delivery Officer
Hi All, my name is Jarius and I will be working as a Project Delivery Officer supporting the Digital Manager in delivering patient care/services.
I have a background in Global Health and have recently completed my Masters study in Health and International Development.
I look forward to understanding the day-to-day operations and decision-making processes involved in primary care institutions like OHL; and, how primary care fits into the wider UK health system.
Apart from this, my hobbies include watching documentaries, fitness and travel.
Looking forward to getting to know and work with you all soon!
Iines Metsaniitty – North Lewisham Mental Health & Wellbeing Coach
Hi, I’m Iines. I’m a recent Psychology graduate from Finland. My interest in mental health
sparked in high school and I’ve since completed my bachelor’s at the University of Oslo and
done some volunteering before continuing my journey in the UK. The past months I’ve
gained experience as a Support Worker in an adult in-patient setting specialising in complex
mental health needs. I’m always looking for opportunities to learn and build upon my skills
and knowledge and happy to be starting in the role of Mental Health and Wellbeing Coach.
Outside of work I enjoy spending time with family and friends, reading, travelling, and
Carol Lynch – Interim Operations Manager
So happy to join the team, I am sure there will be exciting times ahead
I have been a part of the NHS for 42 years and counting (and yes there were dinosaurs walking the earth then)
I am very passionate about patient care and their experience, after all we are all patients and want the best.
Outside of work I love Gin, travel, reading, my static caravan and most of all spend time with my family
Dr Jean Wong – NEL SAS GP
Dr Jean Wong was trained at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. She worked in various Irish hospitals, family planning clinics and GP practices in Dublin for 14 years. She moved to London at the end of 2014, when she began working mainly as an online doctor. Dr Wong also works as an NHS GP.
Sally Crane – Respiratory Hub Clinical Lead
I’m joining the respiratory team as the clinical lead. I’ve been a nurse for 39 years with the last 12 spent managing the integrated respiratory team at LEWISHAM hospital. My focus will always be to deliver the best quality care and treatment to our patients.
I will be working 3 days a week and am really excited about joining the OHL team.
When I’m not at work I love sewing, swimming, cycling and gardening.