Our board members

The NHS Hull CCG Board meets in public on a bi-monthly basis. It has responsibility for leading the development of the CCG’s vision and strategy, as well as providing assurance to the Council of Members with regards to the achievement of the CCG’s objectives.

Please see below for individual Board member profiles. A Register of interests can be found here. (Historical declarations of interest can be obtained via HULLCCG.contactus@nhs.net)

Chair of CCG Board

Dr Dan Roper

Member of the Remuneration Committee.

Member of Primary Care Commissioning Committee.

Member of City Leadership Board.

Deputy Chair of Hull Health and Wellbeing Board.

Dan Roper was born in Hull. After graduating at Edinburgh University he completed his GP training in Hull. He was a local GP for 30 years and was GP Principal at Springhead Medical Centre.

Dan cares deeply about improving the city’s health and has a long history of working with local organisations to promote health issues and equality of opportunity. Dan has been involved in GP education for the last 25 years.

Chief Officer (Accountable Officer)

Emma Latimer

Member of Primary Care Commissioning Committee

Member of the CCG Board.

As a local NHS leader Emma Latimer is fiercely loyal to the people of Hull and cares deeply about patient care – particularly against a background of pressure on public service budgets that can affect the city’s most vulnerable residents.

Emma’s 30-year career in the NHS spans senior management in the ambulance service, hospital and community and health care commissioning, and she has led NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) since its establishment in 2013. NHS Hull CCG has achieved ‘outstanding’ status for three consecutive years and was named CCG of the Year by the Health Service Journal in 2017.

In addition to Hull CCG, Emma is currently the Interim Accountable Officer for NHS East Riding of Yorkshire CCG and NHS North Lincolnshire CCG.

Emma’s track record for leadership across organisational boundaries and region-wide transformation programmes saw her appointed as Leader of the Humber, Coast and Vale Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) 2016 – 2018. She is currently the lead for the Humber area, following the Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership gaining status as an Integrated Care System (ICS) in April 2020.

Emma is also Chair of the Humber Acute Services Review which is working with clinicians, staff and people across the Humber to ensure we have sustainable hospital services that meet the population’s needs.

Emma has a particular interest in promoting health and wellbeing in children and young people in Hull, with a particular interest in social mobility and inspiring the next generation to ensure that young people realise their full potential.

Emma is also extremely proud of the establishment of Hull’s Jean Bishop Integrated Care Centre that provides an award-winning community frailty pathway with GPs, community geriatricians, advanced nurse practitioners, social workers, pharmacists and other specialists all working together as a single system.

GP Members of the Board

Dr Masood Balouch

Dr Masood Balouch came to UK from Pakistan in 2004. He completed a year of basic surgical training in Hull and Grimsby, and then moved to Scarborough to gain further experience. In 2009, he moved back to Hull and has been working with Haxby group ever since.

He has also been a local facilitator for Royal College if General Practitioners basic minor surgery and joint injection courses and been providing these services in Hull since 2009.

Masood’s personal interests include sports. He regularly plays cricket for Cottingham cricket club. His wife, Laura Balouch, is also local GP and partner at Haxby group.

Non-voting attendee of Primary Care Commissioning Committee.

Dr Bushra Ali

Non-voting attendee of Primary Care Commissioning Committee

Member Planning and Commissioning Committee

Member of Hull CCG Board

CCG GP lead for prescribing

Dr Bushra Ali was born and brought up in Leeds. She trained at University of Leeds School of Medicine and has a background in hospital medicine prior to training as a GP here in Hull.

Bushra has a particular interest in lifestyle medicine and enabling patient self-care through non-medical management and social prescribing.

She has been a partner at Modality Hull since April 2017 and is based at Springhead Medical Centre.

Dr Vince Rawcliffe

Non-voting attendee of Primary Care Commissioning Committee.

Member of the CCG Board.

He retired from his practice as a GP at New Hall in December 2018. He has a special interest and further training in palliative medicine in the community as well as early diagnosis of cancer in community settings.
He works in planned care and tries to improve communications across primary and secondary care.

Dr Amy Oehring

Non-voting attendee of Primary Care Commissioning Committee.

Member of the CCG Board.

Planning and Commissioning Committee

Member of Hull Children, Young People and Families Board

GP at Sutton Manor Surgery

Amy Oehring was born and brought up in Hull. She graduated from Leeds University but soon moved back to work in Hull. She is currently working as a GP partner at Sutton Manor Surgery. Amy has a special interest in skin complaints having gained a distinction in her diploma in dermatology from the University of Cardiff.

Dr James Moult

Chair of CCG Quality and Performance Committee.

Non-voting attendee of Primary Care Commissioning Committee.

Member of the CCG Board.

CCG GP lead for Primary Care Programme Board.

GP at Newhall Surgery

Deputy Chair of Council of Members

James Moult graduated from University College, London in 1997, going on to complete his GP training in Hull. He has been a GP for over 12 years.

Lay Representatives

Lay members play an integral role on the CCG governing body in making sure that engagement and governance is right. They provide CCGs with constructive challenge, scrutiny, and an external view, bringing specific expertise and experience to the work of the governing body.

The Governing Body Lay member with a lead role in overseeing key elements of financial management and audit and overseeing key elements of governance including audit, remuneration and managing conflicts of interest. They will need to be able to chair the audit committee.

The Governing Body Lay Member for patient and public involvement helps to ensure that, in all aspects of the CCG‘s business, the public voice of the local population is heard and their expectations understood and met as appropriate.

The Governing Body Lay Member for Strategic Change has a central role in championing the large scale system transformation and change management programmes necessary to deliver the ambitions of the NHS Long Term Plan.

Karen Marshall

Lay Member for Audit, Governance and Conflict of interest Matters
Chair of CCG Integrated Audit & Governance Committee.

Chair of CCG Remuneration Committee.

Member of Primary Care Commissioning Committee.

Member of the CCG Board.

Karen is a former GP practice nurse and Non Executive Director for NHS Hull who now works as an independent clinical skills trainer. She is also Vice Chair of Hull Children’s Trust.

Jason Stamp

Lay Member for Patient and Public Involvement

Member of CCG Remuneration Committee.

Vice Chair of the CCG Quality and Performance Committee.

Vice Chair of the Primary Care Commissioning Committee.

Member of CCG Integrated Audit & Governance Committee.

Member of the CCG Board.

Jason Stamp is the Lay Member for Patient and Public Involvement and the CCG Board lead for Equality and Diversity.

Jason has a long history of promoting patient and public participation on a local and national level, including the development of Local Involvement Networks and acting as an expert adviser to the Department of Health. He is currently the independent Chair of NHS England’s Patient and Public Voice Assurance Group for Specialised Commissioning. This is a senior strategic group overseeing NHS England’s consultation and engagement activities with individual patients and organisations.

Jason is employed as the Chief Officer of North Bank Forum, a voluntary and community sector infrastructure support organisation working across Yorkshire and the Humber.

Ian Goode

Lay Member for Strategic Change
Member of the Primary Care Commissioning Committee
Vice Chair of the Planning and Commissioning Committee
Member of the CCG Integrated Audit & Governance Committee
Member of CCG Remuneration Committee
Member of the CCG Prioritization Panel
Member of the Medical Health and Social Care Academy Operational Board

Ian is a former police officer who now works for East Riding Council. He has an extensive history of community and partnership working with the people of Hull. He specialised in the Night Time Economy, liquor licensing and community policing whilst also developing and delivering vulnerability and educational programmes for teenagers and young adults.

He is also a volunteer trustee of the Hull Street Angels Trinity charity where he is used as an expert adviser on vulnerability and policing matters.

Other Board Members

Erica Daley

Chief Operating Officer

Erica worked for Hull Primary Care Trust (PCT) and subsequently the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) since 2008 in senior commissioning and planning roles.  Prior to moving to the CCG Erica held a variety of senior clinical and managerial posts over 37 years’ service in the NHS.

Erica started her career as a nurse in learning disability services working in both community and residential settings. She moved into strategic development in mental health before taking up a service improvement role within Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust.  She left the Hospital Trust after some time spent managing the Emergency Department and came to Hull PCT to lead on commissioning unplanned care and older peoples services.

Erica has a breadth of experience of working across health and social care and with other public sector partners. She is leading on the CCG programmes to commission integrated services across Hull and foster local partnerships to improve patient outcomes.

Erica was appointed as NHS Hull CCG’s Interim Chief Operating Officer in February 2020.

Emma Sayner

Chief Finance Officer

Member of Primary Care Commissioning Committee.

Member of Integrated Audit and Governance Committee.

Member of the CCG Board.

Emma Sayner has spent more than ten years in senior finance leadership roles and four years as Chief Finance Officer for NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), taking forward a host of service developments and strategic programmes.

Emma has spent more than ten years in senior finance leadership roles and five years as Chief Finance Officer (and Deputy Chief Officer), taking forward a host of significant and ground breaking service and strategic developments.  Emma has led amongst other things the financial close of one of the only commissioner led capital developments nationally; primary care blueprint, estates strategy development, suspension of PBR for acute services.  Emma has also recently taken on the additional role of interim CFO at North Lincolnshire CCG to lead the programme of financial recovery.

Emma began her NHS career by completing the NHS Graduate Financial Management Training Scheme in 2000. She has held a number of senior finance roles in the NHS.

Emma has spent time in recent years covering the Yorkshire and Humber Director of Finance post at NHS England as well as fulfilling a lead finance role in the Humber, Coast and Vale Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP). Emma’s skills, drive and motivation brought together financial leads across the STP ‘footprint’ to reach agreement around the scale of the financial challenge and programme of work. She is well respected as a valuable source of knowledge and a mentor to many people in and out of the NHS.

Under Emma Sayner’s leadership as Chief Finance Officer, NHS Hull CCG has achieved the highest (1A) NHS England North category for financial assurance, four years of unqualified annual accounts, the national HFMA Accounts Team of the Year in 2016 and she was shortlisted for the 2017 National HFMA Finance Director of the Year Award.

Dr David Heseltine

Secondary Care Doctor

Dr Heseltine is currently a Consultant Physician in Medicine for the Elderly at York Hospital and has a clinical Special Interest in Parkinson’s disease and blood pressure management in the elderly.

David has worked at York Hospital since 1991 and was a Clinical Director from1994 to 2004, subsequent medical lead on community services.

David has previously developed services in two new community hospitals and has involvement in the development of community falls services.

In 2013 Dr Heseltine collaborated with the West Wolds CCG with the development of a joint Consultant GP Care Home visit with good outcomes and now an established service which has been replicated in Selby and Malton.

Dr Heseltine is also the current Medical Lead for the York and Scarborough Hospital community services, involving links with the CCG and local councils.

Joy Dodson

Director of Integrated Commissioning

Following graduation from the University of Hull in 1992, Joy embarked on her NHS career. Starting out in internal audit Joy worked across the Humber region covering all sectors of health care and during this time qualified as a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). This was followed by a five year spell in Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals in senior financial management roles.

In 2001 Joy moved to across to the commissioning sector and has held a number of senior roles with Hull Primary Care Trust to begin with and then into NHS Hull CCG; initially in finance and later on diversifying into programme delivery, procurement, contracting and business intelligence. More recently Joy has played a significant role in the establishment of integrated commissioning across health, social care and public health in Hull.

Mark Whittaker

Mark Whitaker

Practice Manager Representative

Non-voting attendee of Primary Care Commissioning Committee.

Member of Planning and Commissioning Committee.

Member of the CCG Board.

Mark Whitaker has worked in the NHS for 25 years in a variety of roles, District Health Authority, Hospital Trust,  Primary Care Trust and been a Practice Manager for the last 11 years.  He currently works at Newland Health Centre, Cottingham Road, near to the University of Hull.  He is originally from Hull but spent several years working in East Anglia.

His role is to act as a conduit to feed the views of Hull Practice Managers to the Clinical Commissioning Group.   Mark is passionate about the NHS and ensuring the best care for all.

Vacant

Registered Nurse

Associate Members

Clare Linley

Director of Nursing and Quality

Caldicott Guardian

Member of the CCG Board

Joining the NHS in 1983 Clare trained as a Registered Nurse in Bradford and Registered Midwife in York. She has a Degree in Nursing and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Management from Leeds Beckett University.

Clare has extensive experience in professional leadership and management roles as a Nurse Director, Deputy Chief Nurse and General Manager with acute providers.

Clare is also Director of Nursing and Quality for North Lincolnshire CCG. She is an experienced CCG Director of Nursing and Quality having held previous posts at Leeds North CCG where she took the lead role in developing the city’s approach to its future Nursing Workforce and Integrated Nursing as part of wider System Integration and Population Health Management; and most recently Clare has been Interim Chief Nurse at Wakefield CCG.

Clare is NHS North Lincolnshire  and NHS Hull CCG’s Caldicott Guardian. A Caldicott Guardian is a senior person responsible for protecting the confidentiality of people’s health and care information and making sure it is used properly. Clare can be contacted in this capacity at: nlccg.caldicottguardian@nhs.net.

Julia Weldon

Director of Public Health and Adults

Associate Member of the CCG Board

Julia Weldon has been Corporate Director of Public Health (DPH) and Adult Social Care at Hull City Council since November 2013 .

Julia is a statutory member of the Health and Wellbeing Board, and a member of the CCG Primary Care Commissioning Board. Julia has previously held a number of Chief Officer roles including DPH in Redcar and Cleveland and Training Programme Director in Yorkshire and Humber.

Standing Attendees

Sue Lee

Member of Planning and Commissioning Committee

Member of Quality and Performance Committee

Non-voting member of Primary Care Commissioning Committee

Associate Director of Communications and Engagement

Sue has over 30 years public sector experience in marketing, communications and public engagement roles within Hull. She has worked within the NHS since 2004 and has held a number of senior communications and engagement roles for NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group and, prior to this, for NHS Hull Primary Care Trust and Eastern Hull Primary Care Trust.

In her current role as Associate Director of Communications and Engagement she leads the team that delivers on all aspects of communication, press office management, public and stakeholder engagement and patient relations.

Mike Napier

Associate Director of Corporate Affairs

Mike joined the CCG when it was in shadow form in September 2012.

A career NHS manager, he went straight into the NHS upon completion of a BSc Honours in Physics at the University of Leeds. His experience spans the management of a diverse range of corporate affairs, governance, communications and patient-relation functions and he has held Board Secretary and senior management positions across acute and commissioning organisations in the greater Lincolnshire and Humber area.

He has previously acted as an advisor to the Cabinet Office / Department of Health on the renewal of the former Patient’s Charter standards and has a particular interest in applying the NHS governance framework as an effective enabler for patient involvement and public accountability.

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