Meet the board
karen's photo
Karen Sadler
Chief Executive

Having gained extensive experience working in the healthcare sector, both in the NHS and within GP-led provider organisations, Karen Sadler is bringing her knowledge and expertise to bear on the organisation as CEO.  With a proven track record of successfully implementing complex healthcare projects

Janaka-new (002)
Dr Janaka Abeynayake
Clinical Director

Dr Janaka Abeynayake is a GP at Greensward Surgery in Hockley

Dr Sanj Chana
Medical Director for GP Healthcare Alliance and Benfleet Locality Lead

Dr Chana is a GP Partner at Rushbottom Lane Surgery in Benfleet

13 (Demo)
Dr Ralf Genthe
Clinical Director

Dr Genthe is a GP Partner at Audley Mills Surgery in Rayleigh

Tina Packman
Financial Director

Tina worked in GP practice management for over 16 years. As well as her role in GPHA Tina also works with practices in Essex providing financial and management support

julia Lovett
Julia Lovett
Company Secretary

Julia has spent 10 years working in Primary Care

liz new photo
Elizabeth Harrison
Enhanced Access Service, Clinical Nurse Manager

Liz is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner and clinical lead for the Enhanced Access Service. She is also the CQC registered manager and Infection Control lead for GPHA.  Liz has extensive experience in community and primary care nursing

meet the executive team
Ian Murphy1
Ian Murphy
Operations Manager

Ian spent over 40 years in the London Insurance Market and retired in 2015. Ian is now the Operations Manager for the Weekend Service as well as being the DPO for the Company.

Julia Wallis
Julia Wallis
Operations Manager

Julia has a background in clinical secondary care work before transferring to primary care working in practice management.

Naomi photo
Naomi Hefford
Commercial Director

Naomi started in NHS pensions, then went into domiciliary oxygen working as a National Project Manager, then moved over to e-commerce as Global Operations Manager for an electronics retailer. Naomi became a Practice Manager in 2013 while still being involved with other projects.

Clare Line
Clinical Nurse Manager

Clare has worked for more than 15 years in primary care the Castle Point and Rochford area as a Practice Nurse, Nurse Practitioner and Advanced Nurse Practitioner. She also has extensive secondary care experience as a renal specialist nurse

Lucy Porterfield
Operations Manager/Senior Information Risk Officer (SIRO)

Joined the NHS in February 2008 and has worked in a wide range of roles across the health service in Essex including Project management, Commissioning, Primary Care and Engagement and Human Resources and recruitment. Joined GP Healthcare Alliance in September 2019 to develop the Primary Care Networks for member practices.

our Clinicians
Lisa Latif
Victoria Earey
Emergency Care Practitioner (ECP)
Lohit Krishnamurthy
Emergency Care Practitioner (ECP)
Laura Dean
Emergency Care Practitioner (ECP)
Chris Smith
Aaron Hughes
Emergency Care Practitioner (ECP)
Uchenna Ukah
Mayhul Patel
Abid Afinwala
Rayleigh, Pharmacist
Julie Hayden
Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP)
Mercy Banning
blank person female
Claire Avery
Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP)
Erin Burrows
Emergency Care Practitioner (ECP)
Arjun Pharmacist
Arjun Chauhan
richard prattle
Richard Pattle
Clinical Pharmacist
Privacy Preferences
When you visit our website, it may store information through your browser from specific services, usually in form of cookies. Here you can change your privacy preferences. Please note that blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience on our website and the services we offer.