|Lay Member and lead on patient and public participation matters|
Lay Member and lead on patient and public participation matters. Dr Greg Ussher is Chief Executive of the Metro Charity, a voluntary sector organisation in Greenwich. In this role Greg has worked closely with a range of ‘hard to reach’ people and communities – including older people, younger people, people living with HIV, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and African, Asian and mixed race people. Greg is committed to addressing health inequalities for those with protected characteristics according to the Equalities Act 2010. Greg was on the Management Committee of Greenwich LINk, and for two years was Chair of LINk. In this role Greg represented the LINK on the shadow CCG, the Health and Wellbeing Partnership Group and GAVS Health and Wellbeing Forum. Greg has worked in health and social care for 20 years, has a PhD in the prevention, treatment and epidemiology of STIs and is also Chair of the National LGBT Consortium of LGBT Voluntary and Community Organisations, Chair of Outhouse East, Chair of the Kent/Medway LGBT Forum, an Executive Director of Healthwatch Medway, and an Honorary Fellow at the University of Greenwich.
Angela Burr has lived in Greenwich for 22 years, and joined the Greenwich CCG Patient Reference Group to get involved and see how she could make a difference.
Angela enjoys attending meetings and her contribution is helping to shape how people like her access services locally.
As a collective, the Patient Reference Group is able to influence decision making within the CCG. As a local resident she believes that the NHS belongs to all of us and local people should have a voice and be able to share their views about local health services and have an input in the services commissioned on their behalf.
|Governing Body lead GP champion|
Dr Debisi Olunloyo was elected as a GP Governing Body member in July 2018.
Dr Olunloyo has been a practising GP for over ten years. She has worked as a GP in various surgeries across Greenwich and currently practices at Eltham Medical Practice.
Dr Olunloyo served as syndicate lead for Blackheath and Charlton before moving on to work as the Clinical Project Lead (CPL) responsible for public health. More recently, she has been the CPL responsible for dementia.
Dr Olunloyo is the Governing Body’s lead GP for patient and public engagement, membership engagement and Live Well Greenwich.