Evidence & Evaluation Associate
Sarah is an experienced NHS Manager who has worked as a Freelance Consultant in Healthcare evaluation, evidence, improvement and strategy since 2014. Experienced in primary, community and hospital care, and having worked for the likes of National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) for 4 years, Sarah brings a wealth of experience to the team.
As an associate of NATH, Sarah has conducted an evaluation of a range of new roles and support programmes, including GP Fellowships, the new GP Assistant role, and supervision of multi-professional teams. She has also worked on service evaluation across health and social care.
Dr. Rebecca Chellaswamy
GP Educator Associate
Rebecca is a portfolio GP with special interests in cancer care & the primary/secondary care interface, in addition to training and education. She is a GP Tutor for the Phoenix Programme and is part of the Clinical Design Authority team of clinicians at Nottingham & Nottinghamshire CCG. She is passionate about breaking down barriers between different parts of the health system and supporting colleagues. She has been exploring the support/training needs of allied health professionals in the new roles in Primary Care and will be part of the NATH Multiprofessional Support Unit team.
Professional qualifications: BMBS, BMedSci, MRCGP, DRCOG, PGDipMedEd.
Dr. Adele Cresswell
Mental Health Project Associate
As a former NHS Manager with experience at Senior and Board levels in Primary Care Trusts and in a Mental Health Trust - we’re proud to welcome Adele to the NATH team.
Adele is an Honorary Assistant Professor in the Centre for Health Innovation, Leadership, and Learning (CHILL) and is currently the Lay Director on the Nottingham City GP Alliance, Lay Member on the Vale of Trent Faculty of the Royal College of Physicians.
In addition, Adele acts as a Trustee of Lifeskills - a charity providing drug and knife crime education in schools. Adele also teaches and supervises various masters programmes helping nurture upcoming talent in the healthcare sector.
Dr. Paul Davis
Paul’s time is split between working as a GP Fellow at the Training Hub, operating as a GP at the Orchard Surgery in Kegworth and completing a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education at the University of Nottingham.
His work at the Training Hub is predominantly focused on mental health, looking at the role of prescribing practice nurses and the scope for extended involvement in Mental Health reviews within primary care.
Dr. Rashbal Ghattaora
GP Educator Lead
Rashbal is a GP Partner in Nottingham. He has a wide portfolio including GP Appraisal Lead for NHS England, Midlands Team; Discipline Specific Advisor to PAG; Deputy Clinical Director for PCN-Unity; RCGP CSA/RCA Examiner; and Mentor. Rashbal is supporting the NATH team with developing strategies to support Clinical Supervision of new ARRS roles. He is also involved in the developing the NATH Multi-Professional Support Unit.
His qualifications include DCH, DTM&H, FRCGP; PGCMedEd; MPH.
Dr. Minali Gupta
Minali is a GP partner and trainer based in Hyson Green. She works with NATH as part of the team developing the Multi-Professional Support Unit. She has special interests in medical education and health inequalities. Her background includes completion of the Trailblazer Fellowship, which focused on healthcare in areas of deprivation.
Her qualifications included BMedSci, BMBS, DFSRH, MRCGP and a Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Education.
Allied Health Professions (AHP) Faculty Lead
Leanne has joined the team part-time, alongside Sally Knapp, to deliver a project introducing high quality Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy placements within primary care, and creating the infrastructure and support networks to ensure sustainability around these placements. This will expand on previous successful Clinical Placement Expansion Projects, completed by the AHP Faculty where Sally and Leanne are joint leads.
Leanne is a registered Physiotherapist by background; working at Sherwood Forest Hospitals where she leads on practice learning for Physiotherapists. She also works at Sheffield Hallam University as a Practitioner Lecturer. Leanne holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Physiotherapy and completed an MSc in Advancing Physiotherapy in 2019.
Dr. Saira Jawaid
Saira (BSc., MBBS, MRCP, PGCertMedEd, MRCGP) is a GP Associate at NATH since May 2020. She was leading the educational programme for Social Prescribing Link Workers. She is now part of a team working to develop a Multi-Professional Support Unit. The aim of this is to provide ongoing professional development and support to existing and new primary care roles.
Saira is a practicing GP in Nottingham, with prior experience of hospital medicine. She has a special interest in medical education. She works as a tutor for the GP Trainees with Phoenix Programme and is also an examiner at GP Selection Centre.
Allied Health Professions (AHP) Faculty Lead
Sally has joined NATH on a part-time secondment, as part of her role as clinical facilitator of the AHP Faculty, alongside her colleague Leanne Horsley. Their project will deliver Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy clinical placements and communities of practice within primary care. This links to the wider work of the AHP Faculty, which focuses on supply, education, training and future growth of the AHP workforce.
Sally is a registered speech and language therapist and holds a BSc (Hons) in Speech Pathology and an MSc in Advanced Studies of Speech, Language and Communication. Sally also works as AHP Practice Learning and Education Lead at Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust.
Dr. John Lu
John is a GP Associate with NATH working on developing mental health education modules to help up-skill the knowledge of our ARRS staffs as well as GP practices staff in mental health.
He is also the Educational Lead for Nottinghamshire Trailblazer Fellows and Mid-Career PCN Fellow for Bulwell and Top Valley PCN. His qualifications include: MBChB, AFRCS Ed, FRCS CTh Ed, MD, MRCGP.
Pharmacy Project Associate
Sarah initially joined NATH to lead a pharmacy clinical supervision project. This role has evolved, and she is now working with the Multi-Professional Support Unit (MPSU). Sarah is a GP Practice Pharmacist based in Nottingham City. Having worked in primary care for almost 7 years she has experience of working in hospitals, community and university. Sarah has an interest in education and development of the primary care workforce and brings a wealth of experience to the team.
Sarah has a Master of Pharmacy, as well as a Diploma in Clinical Pharmacy Practice and Postgraduate Certificate in Prescribing Studies.
Nicola is an Affiliate of NATH working on a number of social care focused projects.
Nicola has a passion for primary, community and social care recognising that we are stronger together! Nicola also works as a nurse at Beaumond House Hospice and as a Senior Lecturer at Nottingham Trent University. Nicola holds a BSc degree (Hons) in Nursing, an MSc degree in Advanced Nursing and has been awarded the title of ‘Queen’s Nurse’. Nicola was a finalist in the Rising Star category at the 2018 Nursing Times Award. Nicola is also a member of the Health Foundation’s Q Community.
Dr. David Peachey
GP Associate, GP Assistant Project
David is a GP in West Bridgford and also teach across all different year groups at the Primary Care Education Unit at University of Nottingham Medical School. His role within NATH is GP Lead for the GP Assistant Spread and Adoption across the Midlands. His is responsible for promoting, recruiting and delivering the GPA Course, in co-ordination with the University of Chester and HEE.
He has achieved a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education. He considers himself approachable, honest and hopefully helpful and is happy to be contacted about any queries or concerns relating to the GPA Programme locally.
Lisa values building strong relationships within organisations and runs a leadership, workforce and organisational development consultancy (Enono Ltd). As an Affiliate for NATH, Lisa supports their leadership, workforce and organisational development needs. She is also commissioned as a Primary Care Associate for various organisations throughout England.
Lisa has an Executive level Masters in Business Administration (distinction); Strategic Management and Leadership (Level 7); a PGCert in Public Services Management; LLB (Hons) Law, and a Diploma in Social Policy and Economics. Lisa is a change facilitator, a certified practitioner for the Five Behaviours of a Cohesive Team; Everything DiSC, TKI Conflict Mode Instrument and PRINCE2. Enono is an authorised partner of Wiley Publishing.
Dr. James Waldron
As a practising GP here in Nottingham, James also represents the ICS and Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) First 5 Group and works as a GP tutor in the Phoenix Programme. Over the last few years James has organised and chaired a number of conferences in the healthcare space, as well as educational evenings and engagement events both in person and online. He also works as an Associate with NATH, running and developing educational programmes, as well as a variety of other events.
James holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education and is currently undertaking HEE – Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) programme.