Luton Clinical Commissioning Group

NHS Luton Clinical Commissioning Group

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The Board

The board makes sure that decisions, recommendations and plans are carried out appropriately and effectively and are efficiently managed.  All CCGs must have in place an agreement that is not only signed by, but developed with, all of the member practices.

Meetings will be held in public to ensure open and transparent discussion and information sharing, but also in private when confidential matters arise.  The board has 15 members including nine local doctors and nurses led by appointed Chair, Dr Nina Pearson.  The board meets monthly and is responsible for ensuring that Luton CCG's strategy is being delivered. 

The board structure:

LCCG Board:

Clinical Chair: Dr Nina Pearson

Chief Operating Officer: Ms Nicky Poulain

Deputy Clinical Chair & Clinical Director Planned Care: Dr Chirag Bakhai

Allied Health Professional:  Mr Lewis Andrews

Clinical Director Children & Primary Care Development: Dr Hetal Talati 

Clinical Director Children, Maternity & Families / & Stroke: Dr Uzma Sarwar

Clinical Director Urgent Care & Primary Care Development: Dr Safiya Virji

Clinical Director Primary, Community & Social Care & Primary Care Development: Dr Rajdeep Deb

Clinical Director Mental Health, Personalisation, End of Life & Primary Care Development: Dr Kirti Singh

Independent Nurse: Ms Kathleen French

Director of Quality and Clinical Governance: Mr David Foord

Lay Member - Finance and Procurement: Mr Mahmood Aziz 

Lay Member - Audit and Governance: Mr David Kempson 

Lay Member - Patient and Public Involvement: Reverend Lloyd Denny

Secondary Care Clinician: Dr Helen Turner

Non-voting Members

Associate Director Strategy and Governance: Ms Angela Duce

Corporate Director Public Health, Commissioning & Procurement, Luton Borough Council: Ms Gerry Taylor

The Register of Conflicts of Interest can be found here.

For any enquiries please contact Angela Duce, Associate Director Strategy andGovernance: angela.duce@nhs.net


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