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

Helen Smith, Administrator for Governance and Safeguarding, Wandsworth CCG

Tony Young, Programme Manager, South West London Health and Care Partnership

Elsie Sutherland, CCG and Croydon Health Services NHS Trust volunteer

Lalit Tanna, Pharmacist, Laurel Pharmacy, Kingston upon Thames

Deborah Kerpner, Manager, Off The Record, Twickenham

Dr Douglas Hing, GP at Central Medical Centre in Morden and Clinical Director at Merton CCG

Karen Gray, Health Improvement Specialist and Registered General Nurse, St George’s University Hospital

David Williams, Chair and Volunteer, Healthwatch Sutton

Kerry Starrett, Sex and Relationship Education and Training Specialist,Young People’s Sexual Health Service, Croydon Health Services

Kelly Rumball, Assistant Team Leader, Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Dr Paul Riley, GP at the Merton GP hubs and Stonecot Surgery

Grahame Snelling, Chair, Healthwatch Kingston

Nick Beavon, Chief Pharmacist, Wandsworth CCG

Farai Addy, Engagement and Experience Co-ordinator at South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust

Jane Chapman, Speech and Language Therapist, Joint Lead for Children’s Services, Your Healthcare CiC

Sylvarani Nair, Team Leader, Personal Independence Coordinators Service, Age UK Croydon

Mukesh Shah, Community Pharmacist, C Goode Pharmacy, Twickenham 

Liz Royle, Head of Safeguarding and Designated Nurse for Safeguarding Children at Merton and Wandsworth CCG

Barbara McIntosh, Vice Chair, Healthwatch Sutton

Rachel Carse, Dementia Action Alliance & Social Inclusion Coordinator

Kathy Sheldon, Chairman, Friends of Barnes Hospital

Tony Johnson, Fire Safety Advisor at South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust

Lin Graham-Ray, Designated Nurse for Looked After Children at Merton and Wandsworth CCGs

Michelle Nicholls, Health Care Assistant/Clinical IT Manager, Claremont Medical Centre, Surbiton

Dr Kamran Khan, GP at Stovell House Surgery, one of Croydon’s longest serving GPs

Mark Robertson, Commissioner for Mental Health and Learning Disabilities at NHS Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group

Tracy Lynn, Human Resources Business Partner at South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust

Sarah Blow, Senior Responsible Officer, South West London Health and Care Partnership

Tanya Stacey, Locality Manager, Wandsworth CCG

Christine Lindsey, Chair, Wallington Community Wellbeing Group

Sean Crilly, Commissioning Programme Lead, NHS Croydon CCG

Lorraine Beckford, Single Point of Contact for children deaths in Merton, Merton CCG

Donnarie Goldson, Interim Transformation and Commissioning Manager, Maternity

Claire Schneider, Manager, Paediatric Therapies

Dipak Nandha, Community Pharmacist

Chris Gumble, Diabetes Programme Officer

Karen Harris, Practice Manager at Putneymead Medical Centre in Putney

Marino Latour, Designated Safeguarding Adults Lead for Wandsworth and Merton CCG

Nicola Bamford, Head of Organisational Development – Merton and Wandsworth CCGs

Susan McCarthy, Head of Family Learning and Community Partnerships, Wolsey Junior Academy