Below are the new starters for October 2021,

Please make them all feel welcome if/when you meet them

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Lola Savage – Remote Monitoring Administrator
My name is Lola, I’m 26 and I am a welcoming and friendly person. I studied occupational therapy in university and I have also worked in a GP practice before as a receptionist/administrator. I do makeup part time for people which I enjoy. I am excited to start my new role here and meet everyone 🙂

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Kumba Doherty  – HIU Nurse (locum)
I’m a Registered Nurse with over 20 years of nursing experience. I started my career as a staff nurse in Secondary Care before progressing to Community Nursing in 2007. I have since worked in the Community in various roles including Community Nursing Sister, Healthy Ageing Nurse, Reablement Nurse Practitioner while also taking on a Nurse Advisor role within Social Care and more recently Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner. I am passionate about reducing unnecessary hospital admissions and firmly believe in closely working with patients and their carers to achieve this. I am keen on health promotion and hold a MSc in Public Health and Health Promotion. I look forward to working as a HIU locum nurse.

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Kaluba (Lulu) Sianga – PCN Senior Care Coordinator
A lawyer by profession, now exploring a new and rewarding career in the NHS. I currently lead a team of care coordinators and manage the COVID-19 vaccination programme across three PCNs in Lewisham. I enjoy work opportunities that call for creativity, organisation, research and analysis. On a personal level, an avid foodie, passionate about helping communities, intrigued by art, culture and nature, and happy to settle for a movie or book of the sci-fi genre in my downtime.

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Rahul Borkar – PCN Care Coordinator
My name is Rahul Borkar and I am working for Waldron Health centre from 31st DEC 2021. I come from Electronics Engineering background.
I deals with IT , Vaccination records update, Dilution update , calling recalling patient, annual health check as well as Non-Clinical vaccinator.
I have vaccinated in thousands. I am grateful to NHS for amazing opportunity. Love everyday to push more hard and learn new skills.

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Katie Smith – PCN Care Coordinator
Hello, I am Katie one of the PCN Care Coordinators at the Waldron Health Centre.
I mainly work on the clinical side, helping out the vaccinators and housebound patients. Helping train up non clinical vaccinators and getting them signed off.
Working for the NHS these last 10 months has been very insightful and rewarding, having a great team to work with is the cherry on top :).

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Paul McAleese – PCN Care Coordinator
Hi, my name is Paul McAleese, I am originally from Glasgow but been living in Lewisham for the past 25 years. I worked in the insurance industry for most of my working career for an Australian software company in London.
I started volunteering for the vaccine programme in January, mostly at St John’s Medical Centre but started working at the Waldron in May.

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Travel Andrade – PCN Care Coordinator
Hello, my name is Travel but it is pronounced Tra-vel, I am a Computer science (Game Programming) Major and currently working at the Waldron as a PCN, I deal with mostly the admin side updating records and inputting data as well booking appointments . My hobbies are video editing, gaming, research and computer building.

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Katherine Currell – PCN Care Coordinator

My name is Katherine and I originally started working at the Waldron in December 2020 before being TUPE’d over . I’ve enjoyed working with my team even though the long hours and the quick changes. I enjoy reading and video gaming but I’m always up for going out especially if it’s to watch England play rugby.