The advisory group is a group of premium members who provide strategic oversight of the network, helping to shape the priorities and future direction of the network and ensuring that we can build a strong and effective national voice for primary care members. Some of the priorities will align to the overarching NHS Confederation priorities where they are a system-wide priority and others will be specific to primary care.
Prof Aruna GarceaGP Clinical Director for Leicester City and Universities PCN
Aruna is chair of our primary care network advisory group, a GP Principal and trainer, and a PCN clinical director in Leicester.
Michael SmithChief Executive, Bolton GP Federation
Michael is vice-chair of our primary care network advisory group and has over 20 years’ experience in the NHS.
Fiona AdamsonChief Executive, Hartlepool & Stockton Health GP Federation
Fiona joined the Hartlepool & Stockton Health GP Federation at the end of 2015 to deliver their first large project.
Jenny BostockNurse Clinical Director for Ramsgate PCN
Jenny has worked in primary care for the past 25 years. She is clinical director for Ramsgate PCN and an advanced nurse practitioner.
Phillippe CrozeDirector of Operations, Nexus Primary Care Network
Philippe is making waves as a PCN manager of Nexus PCN down in Exeter, Devon and is deputy manager of Mount Pleasant Health Centre.
Andrew ElphickChief Executive Officer, Principal Medical Limited
Andrew leads one of the county’s largest GP federations.
Dr Sy GanesaratnamGP Clinical Director for East Merton PCN
Sy has been a GP for 14 years. He is a GP principal and PCN clinical director for East Merton PCN.
Dr Andy HiltonGP and Chief Executive for Sheffield Primary Care
Andy is a GP partner in Sheffield and chief executive of Primary Care Sheffield.
Dr Rupa JoshiGP Clinical Director for Wokingham North PCN
Rupa has been a frontline GP for over 20 years and is the managing partner of Woodley Centre Surgery and co-clinical director of Wokingham North PCN.
Dr Sunaina KhannaGP Clinical Director for GPS Healthcare PCN
Sunaina is a GP and PCN clinical director at GPS Healthcare and a chair of the Solihealth Executive, which is a collaboration of six PCNs.
Marc KrishekPCN Development Manager, Springfield Park and Woodberry Wetlands
Marc is currently the primary care networks manager in City & Hackney.
Vicky MasonChief Executive, DGS Health GP Federation,
Vicky is chief executive of DGS Health GP Federation.
Rakesh MarwahaPCN Manager for Erewash PCN
Rakesh is managing partner and chief executive of Erewash PCN (100k), Primary Care Provider company and COVID-19 programme director (LVS).
Craig NikolicChief Operating Officer, Together First CIC, Barking & Dagenham GP Federation
Craig is chief operating officer of Together First CIC, Barking & Dagenham’s GP Federation.
Dr Pramit PatelTrustee and GP Clinical Director for Care Collaborative PCN
Pramit is a GP partner at Greystone House Surgery, a 15,000-patient practice within a three-practice PCN.
Emma RayPCN Manager for Canterbury and North & South PCNs
Emma has worked in primary care management in Kent for over 16 years. She is currently executive manager at Canterbury Medical Practice.
Dr Vish Ratnasuriya MBEChair, Our Health Partnership
Vish is a GP at Lordswood in Birmingham, which strives for continuity of care via personal lists and team-based care.
Katherine SaundersChief Executive, Alliance For Better Care (ABC) Ltd
Katherine has been chief executive of ABC GP Federation, covering 44 practices in East Surrey and North West Sussex.
Dr Sian StanleyGP Clinical Director for Stort Valley and Villages PCN
Sian has been a GP partner for the last four years in Bishop Stortford at a practice with 17,000 patients.
Colin TateChief Financial Officer, The Manchester Primary Care Partnership Ltd
Colin draws on 30 years in senior management posts relating to NHS primary healthcare, including financial and organisational governance.
Jon TwelvesChief Executive, Sunderland GP Alliance
Jon is a Chartered Accountant by trade, training with Ernst & Young and qualifying in 1994.