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Rushcliffe CCG Organisational Structure Chart 

 

Our Senior Team 

Sam Walters

Sam Walters

Interim Accountable Officer for Greater Nottingham

Sam, a qualified physicist, joined the NHS in 1992 from the private sector. During her career, Sam has held positions in a wide range of disciplines including finance, governance, public health and primary care commissioning as well as senior roles managing community services and leading one of the country’s largest cancer networks. In her previous role as Executive Director of Strategy and Governance for Nottingham City Primary Care Trust, Sam championed a broad remit, including strategic planning, governance, and safety, with her particular passions being patient engagement, quality and equality. Now the Interim Accountable Officer for Greater Nottingham, Sam is committed to working with local people to design health services for local people. She applies her knowledge, expertise and vision to help deliver innovative health solutions to our local communities. Her overriding passion is to gather patient experience and stories and use them to make positive changes to the NHS. Sam is also a keen outdoors enthusiast, enjoying climbing, hiking, skiing, windsurfing, running and indulging in the occasional extreme obstacle course race.

Helen Griffiths

Helen Griffiths

Deputy Chief Officer

Andy Hall

Andy Hall

Director Outcomes and Information

Andy is Director of Outcomes & Information and has 30 years’ experience of working in the NHS. He has held various senior posts in Lancashire hospitals before moving to Lincolnshire in 1998 and finally to Nottinghamshire in 2007. Andy has previously held posts as Director of Commissioning and Performance within Primary Care Trusts for four years and prior to that has held the post of Director of Information Management and Technology at two separate Health Authorities.

Fiona Callaghan

Fiona Callaghan

Head of PMO

Fiona is currently on secondment as Head of PMO. Prior to working in Rushcliffe, Fiona was Director of Commissioning with Nottingham North and East Clinical Commissioning Group. Fiona had a lead responsibility for the delivery of continuous improvement in health services for the registered population of NNE CCG and led the development of service improvement and delivery against the Quality Innovation Productivity and Prevention (QIPP) agenda. Prior to working in Nottingham North and East, Fiona held a generic public health role within Nottinghamshire County Primary Care Trust with lead responsibility for commissioning of obesity services across the County. Working collaboratively with local stakeholders to tackle the wider determinants of health over recent years has led to a downward trend in the obesity levels of children aged 4-5 in Nottinghamshire. In her spare time Fiona manages and is the chairperson of a local community choir with 85 members who perform regularly in the local community and abroad for fun and friendship and to raise funds for local charities. Fiona has a background and Masters Degree in Sport Science and spent her early career working in local authority leisure services and in the NHS developing and leading community physical activity projects. Fiona also has a Masters Degree in Public Health.

Lynne Sharp

Lynne Sharp

Head of Governance and Engagement

Jonathan Bemrose

Jonathan Bemrose

Director of Finance

Jonathan qualified as an accountant in 1994 and has over 20 years’ experience of working within health and local authority finance, particularly in social care. His previous roles include; Director of Resources for Nottingham CityCare Partnership where he was responsible for finance, workforce, training, organisational development, support services, estates and IT, Finance Manager at Nottingham Emergency Medical Services (NEMS) which provided him with additional business exposure and experience and Deputy Director of Finance for NHS Nottingham City Primary Care Trust

Nicola Bramhall

Nicola Bramhall

Director of Nursing and Quality

Nichola joined us in September 2014 from East Midlands Ambulance Service where she was Deputy Director of Nursing and Quality for two and a half years. Prior to this Nichola was Deputy Director of Nursing at Chesterfield Royal Hospital where she worked for eleven years in a number of roles including Clinical Teacher, Head of Workforce Review and Head of Nursing. Nichola trained at Guy’s and Lewisham School of Nursing, qualifying as a Registered General Nurse in 1991. After qualifying she worked at Lewisham, Dulwich and King’s College Hospitals holding a number of roles including Ward Sister and Vascular Clinical Nurse Specialist until relocating to the Nottingham area in 2000. During this time Nichola obtained a BA(HONS) in Nurse Education and also qualified as a Registered Nurse Teacher. Nichola is the Board Registered Nurse and leads the quality team who have responsibility for monitoring the quality (including patient safety, experience and outcomes) of commissioned services for all three of the South Nottingham CCGs.Nicholais the executive lead for Patient Safety and Experience, Safeguarding, Infection Prevention and Control, Continuing Health Care,Nursing and Health and Safety. She is also Caldicott Guardian

Maxine Bunn

Maxine Bunn

Director of Contracting