Title: Chief Executive
David joined the NHS in 1975. He is a qualified accountant and has a lengthy track record of service transformation and financial turnaround. Prior to joining OCCG David held a joint role in Kingston, South West London, as Chief Executive of the Clinical Commissioning Group and Director of Health and Adult Services for the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames. Earlier in his career David held a number of Finance Director, Commissioning Director and Chief Executive posts.
Title: Clinical Chair
Term of Office: Appointed February 2014 ends February 2018
Joe is Clinical Chair of Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (OCCG). He is also a GP at Manor Surgery, Headington and trains GPs. He previously worked with homeless people at Luther Street medical practice and hopes to use his role on the OCCG as an opportunity to decrease inequalities, to increase integration between health and social care and make health services more suitable to older patients.
Title: North East Locality Clinical Director
Term of Office: Appointed April 2013, Reappointed November 2015 ends October 2018
Stephen is the principal GP at Bicester Health Centre where he has practiced medicine for over 29 years. Stephen played a key role in developing health local services in North East Oxfordshire and was also involved in the Bicester Community Hospital project group. Stephen has taken an active interest and involvement in the commissioning of health services; firstly through GP fundholding; then by working with primary care trusts; and now with Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group as the Clinical Lead for the North East locality. Stephen is also OCCG’s clinical lead on Planned Care.
As a member of OCCG’s Board, Stephen’s goal is to ensure that GPs and hospital colleagues work together to deliver the best possible health services as close to patients as possible.
Dr Ed Capo-Bianco
Title: South East Locality Clinical Director
Term of Office: Appointed May 2017 ends May 2020
Ed Capo-Bianco is the newly appointed Locality Clinical Director of the South East locality. He works locally as a GP at the Woodcote and Goring practice.
He is very keen to work alongside all the 10 practices in the South East to help support and maintain general practice in the area and ensure that the needs of the patients are met. He is looking forward to the challenges of working in the South East locality including the opportunity to share primary care delivery by developing a locality plan fit for the future.
Ed is supporting a number of clinical work streams including access to urgent care.
He is committed to the area and lives locally with his young family.
Dr Miles Carter
Title: West Locality Clinical Director
Term of Office: Appointed May 2013, reappointed May 2016 ends May 2019
Dr Miles Carter has been a GP in Oxford since 2005 and works at Eynsham Medical Group in Witney. Having studied Medicine at Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital in London and subsequently trained as a GP in Winchester he has good experience of the differing healthcare needs of rural and inner city populations. Miles has a particular interest in ensuring the healthcare needs of an increasingly elderly, and potentially isolated, rural population are considered alongside the needs of younger residents living in urban areas.
Dr David Chapman
Title: Oxford City Locality Clinical Director
Term of Office: Appointed August 2014 ends August 2017
David has been a GP in Oxford for 17 years and trained and undertook research at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (OUHT). He works at Hollow Way Medical Centre but also has an interest in Obstetric Medicine at the OUHT. David is actively involved in improving quality of services including establishing systems which feedback concerns to providers from patients and their GPs. He is clinical lead for mental health conditions for Oxfordshire and is interested in new forms of commissioning to improve outcomes for users of services.
Dr Jonathan Crawshaw
Title: South West Locality Clinical Director
Term of Office: Appointed May 2017 ends May 2020
Jonathan Crawshaw is the Locality Clinical Director for South West Oxfordshire Locality and works as a GP at Berinsfield Health Centre. He has lived in Oxfordshire since 1999 and has worked here in numerous primary, interface and secondary care settings.
His priority as Locality Clinical Director is to help ensure a sustainable, high quality primary care service which can grow alongside the rapidly increasing South Oxfordshire population.
Jonathan has a particular interest in the care of older people and is the clinical lead for dementia, stroke, care homes and end of life care.
Title: Lay Member
Term of Office: Appointed September 2013 ends September 2017
Mike has a wealth of experience designing and implementing complex change in the healthcare and life sciences sector and in advising boards and coaching senior executives. His work focuses on strategy development, performance improvement, innovation and growth and the key enablers of people, processes and technology. He has worked extensively across the NHS, health systems in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific and the global pharmaceutical industry. Mike is an Associate Fellow of the Centre for the Advancement of Sustainable Medical Innovation (CASMI).
Title: Lay Member, Lead for Governance and Vice Chair
Term of Office: Appointed April 2014 ends April 2018
Roger has been a Chief Executive, General Manager and Lawyer for over 30 years, focused on governance and the delivery of science in a number of industry sectors – bio-tech/healthcare, electronics, utility and engineering. He is also Non-Executive Director of the Institute of Food Research. He is a passionate believer in the NHS in the community – working together to bring the best quality healthcare to us all.
Title: Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Chief Executive
Diane is an experienced commissioner and Director having worked in most types of organisations across the NHS. Before joining OCCG, Diane worked independently running her own company as a change consultant and interim Director. Assignments included Strategic Adviser to Surrey CCG on acute services and leading a public consultation in Bromley. She was responsible for the establishment of Bromley Healthcare, a new Social Enterprise transferring all community services from the local Primary Care Trust (PCT). Diane was Chief Executive of a PCT in Berkshire for many years whilst also leading the commissioning function for the three PCTs in the area. She has held a range of senior roles in a Strategic Health Authority, Department of Health, Local Authority, Primary Care Group and General Practice.
Title: Director of Finance
Gareth has held senior finance positions in commissioning and provider organisations within the NHS for several years. Previous to his role at OCCG he was Deputy Director of Finance for Oxford Health Foundation Trust. Gareth is aware of the financial challenges faced by Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group in the coming years but welcomes the opportunities offered by clinical commissioning and the involvement of GPs and other health professionals to improve both the quality of services and their value for money.
Title: Practice Manager Representative
Dr Jonathan McWilliam
Title: Director of Public Health, Oxfordshire County Council
As Director of Public Health, Jonathan’s long term goal is to achieve a vision of ‘One Oxfordshire’ in which all organisations work together within a shared set of priorities to improve health for the long term. He is guided by the definition of public health which is to ‘improve health and prevent disease through the organised efforts of society’.
Title: Director of Governance
Catherine has worked in the NHS for over 25 years with considerable experience as an NHS Director operating at Board and Executive team level. Whilst the majority of her roles have been within commissioning she also has experience of operational management in a combined acute, community and mental health service provider. Within a variety of commissioning roles, Catherine has focused on working with clinicians to deliver change in service pathways to improve services and outcomes for patients.
Dr Paul Park
Title: North Locality Clinical Director
Term of Office: Appointed April 2013, reappointed October 2015 ends October 2018
Paul is a partner at Hightown Surgery in Banbury, and is the locality clinical director for north Oxfordshire. He is also the chief clinical information officer (CCIO) for OCCG, which means that he works to make sure that information technology and informatics are a key part of health and social care planning in the county. Paul’s background in clinical research also gives him a keen interest in reducing health inequalities in Oxfordshire.
Dr Guy Rooney
Title: Medical Specialist Advisor
Appointed May 2016 ends May 2020
Title: Lay Member for Finance
Term of Office: Appointed April 2014 ends April 2018
Duncan is a fellow of the Association of Certified Accountants and joined the NHS in 1991, after a successful career in local government and the bus industry. In addition to working as a Director of Finance in hospital, community and mental health trusts, he has extensive experience of leading service change in the NHS. Since 2013, Duncan has been a partner in DudleySmith Ltd, providing management consultancy and interim solutions. Duncan joined the OCCG Board in 2014 and chairs the Finance and Investment Committee and Primary Care Commissioning Committee, and is a member of the Audit Committee.
Title: Director of Adult Services, Oxfordshire County Council
Prior to starting in this role Kate worked as the Deputy Director of Joint Commissioning for Adults and Children’s social care in Oxfordshire, responsible for strategic commissioning, commercial management of the social care markets, procurement of services and contract and quality management. Kate’s background is as an operational social worker, working in acute hospital settings, with older people, adults with learning disabilities and running safeguarding services country wide.
Professor Louise Wallace
Title: Lay Member for Public Participation and Involvement (PPI)
Term of Office: Appointed April 2013, Reappointed August 2016 ends July 2020
Louise has 13 years of NHS experience as a Clinical Psychologist working in many general hospital services. She was a general manager in Birmingham and was CEO of The Horton General Hospital NHS Trust in the 1990s. Subsequent to this she became a Professor and pursued her interest via research to improve health and health services, at Coventry University and the Open University. She has 20 years’ experience in non-executive roles in the public sector, including in the NHS. In her role as lay member of the OCCG Board for Public Participation and Involvement (PPI), Louise provides leadership and assurance on PPI, and expertise in board governance, together with research, clinical and managerial expertise relevant to improving the quality and safety of services and wider public health through partnerships of OCCG in Oxfordshire.
Title: Director of Quality and OCCG Lead Nurse