70 Stars: Celebrating 70 stars of health and care in south west London

Since 1948, health and social care has transformed the wellbeing of people living across south west London. In celebration of the NHS’s 70th year, we’re profiling some of the people who help make this possible.

From GPs to community nurses, volunteers to public health teams, we’re working with NHS trusts, local authorities and the voluntary sector to highlight the work of just 70 of our stars of health and social care.

Clare Gummett, Lay Member – Patient & Public Involvement, Merton CCG

Tara Bahri – Lead Primary Care Pharmacist, Richmond CCG

Sally Innis – Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children, Croydon CCG

Julie Risley – Chair of Healthwatch Richmond

Raj Patel – Community Pharmacist, The Nelson Pharmacy, Merton

Della Ogunleye, Patient Representative, South West London Health and Care Partnership

Fiona Gardner, Volunteer Counsellor, Sutton Carers Centre Charity

Brian Dickens, Practice Manager, Parchmore Medical Centre, Croydon

Sarah Rackham, Community Development Manager at Katherine Lowe Settlement, Wandsworth

Carmel Brady, Speech and Language Therapist, Joint Lead for Children’s Services, Your Healthcare Community Interest Company (CIC)

Memuna Sowe – Specialist Midwife (vulnerable and marginalised women), Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Victoria Richie – Recovery Support Worker, London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

Dr Dagmar Zeuner, Director of Public Health, London Borough of Merton