Lead Clinicians

Bexley

Queen Mary’s Hospital Urgent Care Centre and Out of Hours Service

Sarah Connelly  – Lead GP

Sarah studied medicine at Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ before completing her GP training on the Chelsea and Westminster VTS. She has worked predominantly in Urgent Care for the past five years with an interest in Paediatrics and Women’s Health.  Away from work Sarah is normally busy with her two young children but when she finds the time enjoys cooking and travelling.

Camden

Brunswick Medical Centre

Rosemary Mahungu  – Lead GP

Rosie qualified  from The University of Wales College of Medicine and pursued a career in General Medicine before coming into General Practice where she has a keen interest in Geriatric and General Medicine. Outside of work she is interested in Modern Art, Photography, Theatre and loves to travel.

City & Hackney

Allerton Road Medical Centre

Ruth Hallgarten – Joint Lead GP

Ruth qualified from Sheffield Medical School in 1992 and has special interests in paediatrics and psychiatry.

Leela Jayapal – Joint Lead GP

Leela qualified from St George’s Hospital Medical School, London in 2005. She went on to complete her General Practice training in Brighton and Eastbourne, before returning to London. Outside of medicine Leela’s interests include oil/acrylic painting, reading and enjoying time being a new mum.

Havering

King’s Park Surgery

Eugene Lewis –  Lead GP

Eugene qualified from the Royal London Hospital and as a GP Trainer he is particularly interested in medical education. He has previously been a QoF Assessor and Data Quality Clinical Assessor. He hold a degree in medical statistics, which continues to be an interest for him. Outside of work, he is a keen musician and is principal bassoonist for the European Doctors Orchestra and principal cellist with a local London amateur orchestra.

Lambeth

Hurley Clinic

Angharad Kouroumali – Joint Lead GP

Angharad qualified from the University of Melbourne and spent 12 months working as a research project officer for the Centre for Remote Health in central Australia. She has an interest in family planning and sexual health services, safe prescribing initiatives/management and audit.

Satinder Kumar – Joint Lead GP

Satinder qualified in Liverpool in 1987 and has a strong interest in clinical research. He  completed his PhD in 2002 and worked as a senior researcher/lecturer in general practice for over 10 years. His clinical interests are cancer detection and prevention, health inequalities, mental health and continence management. Outside of medicine he is a very keen tennis player, gardener, and a writer (academic and fiction) and all arts and crafts.

Riverside Medical Centre

Kate Jackson –  Lead GP

Kate qualified from the University of Sheffield Medical School and is co-Lead GP at Riverside Medical Centre. She leads on Palliative Care, Clinical Governance, Medicines Management and runs the Patient Participation Group for the practice. In her spare time, Kate enjoys tennis, skiing , surfing and tap-dancing

Kings College Hospital Urgent Care Centre

Karen Goodfellow – Lead GP

Karen completed her medical degree at King’s College, London and went to Sussex for her General Practice training.  Karen works in urgent care and also in local practices. She is interested in teaching and training and works as a GP appraiser. When not at work Karen is chasing her toddler and enjoys the cinema and travelling.

Lewisham

New Cross GP Walk-in Centre

Wilhel Powell – Lead Nurse

Wilhel qualified from Greenwich and Bexley School of Nursing and Midwifery and has worked in the NHS for almost 30 years. Using her skills as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Independent Nurse Prescriber she specialises in medical nursing and primary care. In her spare time she enjoys fine dining, dancing, music and travel.

New Cross Health Centre 

Jessica Parsons- Lead GP 

Jessica studied at Bristol University before completing her training in Reading and has a special interest in paediatrics . Outside of work Jessica enjoys marathon running, singing in a choir , travelling, learning languages, playing football and is active in local politics.

Newham

Liberty Bridge Road Practice

Michael Jones – Joint Lead GP

Mike studied at the University of Nottingham. He trained in surgery in both Nottingham and Sydney, gaining MRCS before moving to rural Wiltshire where he qualified as a GP. His clinical interests include dermatology and minor surgery, sports injuries and men’s health, alongside interests in health economics and quality improvement science. Outside of work, Mike is a sporting enthusiast with a penchant for live music, theatre and comedy. 

Lakshmi Raj – Joint Lead GP

Lakshmi qualified from The University of London in 1999 and trained to be a GP on the Ealing VTS. She is a trainer and enjoys teaching other doctors on the Newham VTS. Lakshmi has done voluntary work for The United Nations and worked in their family planning division on their HIV/AIDS Campaign. She is fluent in Hindi and her hobbies include reading, cinema, cooking and travelling.

Southwark

Sternhall Lane Surgery

Eleanor Keating –  Lead GP 

Eleanor studied medicine at the University of Leicester qualifying in 2006. She completed her GP training in Lewisham before moving out to Australia for a couple of years to work as a GP in Melbourne. Eleanor has a particular interest in child health and family planning. In her spare time she likes to go running, travel and spend time with her friends and family.

Hurley at Lister 

Nwakuru Nwaogwugwu –  Lead GP

Kuru studied at Bart’s and the London Medical School. She has a special interest in elderly care in nursing home settings and is the Lead GP for nursing homes managed by the Hurley Group in Southwark. Away from work she loves any genre of theatre. 

Tower Hamlets

All Saints Practice

Osman Ali –  Lead GP 

Osman is an ex-City boy with degrees in economics and business administration but developed a keen interest in medicine. He volunteered at St Jospehs Hospice and trained as a Samaritan whilst working in the city which led to a change of career. He studied medicine at Nottingham University and was keen to make a difference. Osman is a strong believer in patient-centric healthcare with a special interest in the healthcare of vulnerable populations. 

Docklands Medical Centre

Ben Shankland – Lead GP
Ben qualified from Liverpool Medical School  with a distinction in Orthopaedics.. He is skilled at joint injection/aspiration and minor surgery. He also has a postgraduate diploma in primary care education maintaining an interest in the education and training of GP’s and other health professionals. In his spare time, Ben enjoys rugby, hill walking, cycling and gardening. 

Rachael Conley – Lead Nurse

Rachael completed her nurse training in Newcastle in 1991. She spent the next 12 years working in Renal Medicine in Newcastle and Oxford. After moving to London in 2004 Rachael started working as a Practice Nurse, completing the family planning course in 2005. In 2012 she graduated from South Bank University with an MSc Advanced Nurse Practitioner qualification. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and holidays in Devon.

Island Medical Centre

Thein Win –  Lead GP 

Thein qualified from St George’s Hospital Medical School, London. He trained as an ophthalmologist for several years before embarking on a career in general practice. He works as joint Lead GP at Island Medical Centre as well as a GP with Specialist Interest in Ophthalmology at Moorfields Eye Hospital. In his spare time, he maintains a regular Ashtanga yoga and meditation practice and also enjoys skiing and swimming.

Merton 

Annabel Chew  –  Lead GP 

Annabel qualified from the University of Manchester Medical School in 2007. She moved to London and went on to complete her academic GP training post at St George’s Hospital Medical School. She works as joint lead GP at The Rowans Surgery as well as working on the online consultation platform ‘eConsult’ with Hurley Innovations. Annabel has a particular interest in ENT and gynaecology. Outside of medicine, Annabel’s interests include Pilates, skiing and enjoying time being a new mum.