Richard was born and bred in Darlington and has been a GP for 28 years. Richard’s main interests are quality in General Practice and performance assessments of doctors giving concern.
Angela joined as an interim Secondary Care Doctor in December 2014 and took up the substantive post in September 2015. Angela was previously a Consultant Medical Microbiologist and previously held Consultant posts in Merseyside, Durham and Newcastle.
Diane Murphy, Director of Nursing and Quality. Diane joined the NHS 37 years ago when she joined the NHS as a student nurse, qualifying as a registered nurse in 1984 and health visitor in 1991. She has held a range of senior clinical and managerial posts in both acute and community settings and has many years’ experience in Clinical Governance, quality and patient safety and large scale change and transformation. She is a passionate patient advocate, underpinned by the belief and commitment to ensuring the NHS provides efficient and high quality services to everyone.
Andie served as a firefighter for over 28 years, gaining strategic management experience with the County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service. Andie joined Stockton BC as a senior manager leading Construction and Facility Services as part of the Community Services directorate of the council.
As lay member for Governance and Audit, John will draw on his wealth of NHS and financial expertise. A qualified accountant, he has worked in the Health Service for forty eight years including twenty as Director of Finance in the North East. He has advised Ministers and served on several national bodies including the NHS Counter Fraud Authority, the General Pharmaceutical Council and Sport England Audit Committee. He is also currently the Senior Non Executive Board member on NHS Professionals.