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Meet the Team

Dr John Elder

LMC Chair

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Dr Carl Deaney

LMC Deputy Chair

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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.

Mrs Kate Pilton

LMC 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.

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Dr William Whitlow

LMC Company Secretary

Dr William Whitlow has been a partner in a training practice of 10,000 patients in urban Lincoln since 1987. He has been an active member of the LMC since 1995 and is Company Secretary of Lincolnshire LMC Ltd. Dr Whitlow’s wife is a salaried GP in a neighboring practice.

Dr Whitlow is a locality lead in our CCG and spent many years as a clinical lead in OOHs until Jul 2017. Dr Whitlow trained in pastoral care for the LMC and is keen to support colleagues. Dr Whitlow’s hobbies include road cycling, walking, skiing and rotary.

Mrs Ruth Piper

LMC Office Manager

Ruth joined the Lincolnshire LMC team in 2004. Prior to this, Ruth worked in a variety of roles within the NHS, both in the Health Authorities and in Primary Care since the 1980’s.

Miss Rosa Larner-Peet

Administrative Support Officer

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

Mrs Jill Guild

LMC Programme Lead for International GP Recruitment

Jill is a Chartered Manager and has worked in public services for over 20 years; she started working with the LMC as the Programme Lead for the International GP Recruitment Pilot on 1st June 2017.