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Dr John Elder

LMC Chair

Dr John Elder is a GP representing Lincolnshire South West. He has been on the LMC Committee many years.

 

Dr Kieran Sharrock

Medical Director

Kieran trained in London where he also started his vocational training. He moved to Lincolnshire in 1999 and completed his VTS in Boston. He then worked as a GP partner in Skegness and then Mablethorpe. He has been a GP trainer since 2005, and has also carried out other roles including GP appraiser, RNLI lifeboat doctor, and Forensic Medical Examiner.

Kieran became an LMC committee member in 2007 and sat on the committee until 2011, when he left the committee due to other work commitments.

Kieran became Medical Director in 2014. Kieran’s role as Medical Director is to support and represent individual GPs, practices, and general practice. Since becoming Medical Director Kieran has worked as a salaried GP at Spilsby Surgery.

Whilst not working Kieran likes to ride his bike and walk his dogs, so that he can eat and drink without piling on the pounds.

Kate Pilton

Chief Operating Officer

Kate joined the LMC in January 2014 as the Practice Development Manager. On 1st April 2017, she became Chief Operating Officer following the retirement of Debbie Burley at the end of March 2017.

Kate is an experienced primary Health Care Manager who has worked both in the UK and overseas. With previous roles in Practice, Training, Consultancy and Clinical IT Systems and having visited over 3000 practices throughout the UK, Kate has a wealth of knowledge to share with GPs, practices & other stakeholders.

 

Mrs Dawn Hackney                                                                   

Nurse Liaison Officer

Dawn is the newest member of our team, having joined the Lincolnshire LMC in August 2019. Dawn trained as a nurse in 1985 at Ysbyty Glan Clwyd, North Wales and then as a midwife. She met her Lincolnshire yellow belly husband and moved to work as Midwife at Scunthorpe General Hospital in 1990. After a short period working as an Independent midwife Dawn joined the Practice Nurse team at Brant Road Surgery developing her role within the team and wider GPN community, chairing the GPN forum, becoming one of the first practices to mentor student nurses.

Dawn undertook specialist FSRH training in 2009 to become a sexual health specialist nurse, with a focus on contraception and works one day a month at the NHS Lincolnshire Integrated Sexual Health Service.

In 2015 Dawn took on a new role as senior GPN at The Ingham Practice, and was given the opportunity to work across the wider health economy representing Primary care at CCG IP&C committee. Dawn is a visiting Lecturer at Bishop Grosseteste University on both HCSW and Post Graduate Certificate in General Practice programmes.

Dawn will continue to wrap around clinical GPN nurse duties around her new LMC role.

 

Miss Rosa Larner-Peet

Administrative Officer

Rosa joined the Lincolnshire LMC in 2015; prior to working at the LMC Rosa provided administrative support to organisations within the Care sector.

 

 

Dr Stephen Savory

Committee Member

Dr Stephen Savory is a GP representing East Lincolnshire and he joined the LMC Committee in 2016.

 

 

 

Dr Luqman Rajput

Committee Member

Dr Luqman Rajput is a GP representing East Lincolnshire and joined the LMC Committee in 2017.

 

 

 

Dr Reid Baker

Committee Member

Dr Reid Baker is a GP representing East Lincolnshire and has been on the LMC Committee a number of years.

 

 

 

Dr Adeel Asim

Committee Member

Dr Adeel Asim is a GP representing South Lincolnshire and has been on the LMC Committee a number of years.

 

 

 

Dr Saleem Ajumal

Committee Member

Dr Saleem Ajumal is a GP representing South Lincolnshire and has been on the LMC Committee many years.

 

 

 

Dr Daniel Petrie

Committee Member

Dr Daniel Petrie is a GP representing South Lincolnshire and is our newest committee member having joined in May 2019.

 

 

 

Dr Kesava Vijayan

Committee Member

Dr Kesava Vijayan is a GP representing South West Lincolnshire and has been on the LMC Committee for many years.

 

 

 

Dr David Baker

Committee Member

Dr David Baker is a GP representing South West Lincolnshire and has been on the LMC Committee for many years.

 

 

 

Dr Shree Raja

Committee Member

Dr Raja is a GP representing South West Lincolnshire and has just joined the LMC Committee following the latest LMC election.

 

 

Dr Mark Protheroe

Committee Member

Dr Mark Protheroe is a GP representing West Lincolnshire.

Mark is an ex-pat in Lincolnshire having moved here from Dorset with his wife Sue and 2 sons 24 years ago. He has been a Partner at Nettleham ever since.

He still loves General Practice albeit not quite so much the intensity experienced in more recent years. Mark has been on the LMC for 8 years.

 

 

Dr Kathryn Fickling

Committee Member

Dr Kathryn Fickling is a GP representing West Lincolnshire and joined the LMC in 2018.

 

 

 

Dr Mekala Mahalingam (MBChB MRCGP DFSRH)

Committee Member

Dr Mekala Mahalingam is a GP representing West Lincolnshire.

Mekala trained in Glasgow and joined the Lincoln Vocational Training Scheme after completing her house jobs. She completed her GP training in 2000 and locumed for a year before joining Branston & Heighington Family Practice as a salaried GP in 2001. Mekala became a GP partner in 2003 and has worked there ever since. She is now the “sole trader” at the practice. Mekala joined the LMC committee in 2018.

 

 

 

Dr Kaval Patel

Committee Member

Dr Patel is a GP representing West Lincolnshire and has just joined the LMC Committee following the latest LMC election.

Dr Patel graduated from Southampton Medical School in 1999. His clinical experience has taken him through Hospital Medicine and Surgical Units in England and Scotland. He has worked in a Hospice and in the Prison Health Service. Over the last 9 years Dr Patel has been a GP Partner. His clinical interests include Men’s Health, Minor Surgery and Palliative Care Medicine. Dr Patel's non clinical interests involve supporting local GP teams in developing and challenging Local (and National) strategies to enhance Primary Care Services.

 

 

 

Mr Nick Turner

Practice Manager Representative

Nick Turner is a Practice Manager from a GP practice and joined the LMC Committee in 2019.