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Our governing body

Learn about our governing body who are responsible for leading the organisation and ensuring patients receive the best possible healthcare and lead healthy lives.

Governing body

Leicester City CCG, like all clinical commissioning groups, is a GP-led organisation. GPs are in close contact with patients on a daily basis. They understand what communities and patients need because they hear about it first-hand as they treat and care for them. They are therefore best placed to make decisions about healthcare in Leicester to meet the needs of our uniquely diverse population.

The Leicester City CCG governing body consists of 8 GPs (including the chair and co-chair) a hospital consultant, a nurse, independent lay members supported by a management team responsible for the day to day running and development of the CCG.

We also have in place four Health Need Neighbourhood Chairs, focussing on the Central, South, North and East, and North and West of the city. We have recently appointed two new GP integration leads, Dr Tun Than and our first female Board GP, Dr Sulaxni Nainani.

The GP members of the governing body are all elected by member GP practices. The current members were elected in April 2016 for a period of three years.

The governing body (board) is made up of the following. Click on the pictures to learn more about each member:

 

Dr Avinashi Prasad

Dr Avinashi Prasad

Co-Chair and GP

Dr Tony Bentley

Dr Tony Bentley

Health Need Neighbourhood Chair (North & East) and GP

Dr Rajesh Kapur

Dr Rajesh Kapur

Health Need Neighbourhood Chair and GP

Dr Umesh Roy

Dr Umesh Roy

Health Need Neighbourhood Chair (North & West) and GP

Dr David Shepherd

Dr David Shepherd

Health Need Neighbourhood Chair (South) and GP

Sue Lock

Sue Lock

Managing Director

Richard Morris

Richard Morris

Director of Operations and Corporate Affairs

Sarah Prema

Sarah Prema

Director of Strategy and Implementation

Michelle Iliffe

Michelle Iliffe

Director of Finance and Performance / Deputy Managing Director

Nick Carter

Nick Carter

Independent Vice Chair

Dr Sulaxni Nainani

Dr Sulaxni Nainani

LCCG Governing Body Member (Clinical Lead for Left shift and Integration of Services)

Matthew Trotter

Matthew Trotter

Secondary Care Clinician

Dr Tun Than

Dr Tun Than

LCCG Governing Body Member (Clinical Lead for Integration of Services)

Daxa Patel

Daxa Patel

Lay Member

Zuffar Haq

Zuffar Haq

Lay Member

Jeffrey Knight

Jeffrey Knight

Chair of Audit Committee and Lay Member