ASSOCIATE AND FELLOW BIOGRAPHIES
Ciara is the Administrative Assistant for NATH, with administrative responsibility for events, meetings, projects and programmes. She has had a year's experience being involved in the Primary Care Network, supporting with various administrative duties, specifically with events organisation.
Ciara holds a LLB (Hons) in Law, an LPC and MSc in Law and Business Management and takes pride in being a supportive and compassionate individual.
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.
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. 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.
Dr. John Lu
As a practising GP and experienced as a Consultant Cardiac Surgeon at NUH, John is pleased to be part of NATH and provide invaluable training to care workers across the country. In recent months, John and his team are developing Adult Mental Health Educational Modules for undergraduate General Practising Nursing, Nurse Prescribers and Advanced Nurse Practitioners; which he is confident will make a real difference to their care and practises.
John holds a Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery degree (MBBS), as well as an Associate Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons certificate, Doctor of Medicine.
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.
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.
As a past Chair to the N&S Practice Manager Forum, Chair to N&S PBC Board, and Co-Founder of the Collingham Healthcare Education Centre (CHEC) - Julie is a great asset to the NATH team. With 25 years in general management, Julie has an impressive 18 years in Primary Care and is an active advocate for practice management in several arenas (i.e. CMI, Notts LMC, IHM, PCN) and now here at NATH.
Lisa values building strong relationships within organisations and runs a leadership, workforce and organisational development consultancy (Enono Ltd). As an associate 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 a distinction in Business Administration; 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.
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.
Dr. Kate Woolley
Kate Woolley (MBBS, MRCP, MRCGP, MA, MRes, PGCertMedEd) is a salaried GP in Wollaton and GP Fellow at NATH, where she leads a programme of education and peer-support for social prescribing link workers. She is an Honorary Clinical Fellow at Leicester Diabetes Centre, where she undertakes research in the field of patient education and lifestyle change in cardio-metabolic disease. Finally, she is part of the RCGP Junior International Committee, delivering a programme of international educational exchanges between GPs. She is passionate about improving the current chronic disease epidemic through supported lifestyle change and promoting a global approach to healthcare.