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Martin Clayton

Martin Clayton

Chief Officer

Martin Clayton has worked in both public and private health sectors for over 25 years. He has worked in senior leadership roles at local, regional and national levels within the NHS.
In 2016 Martin led the development and delivery of a GP Quality Contract across two CCGs in Lancashire, successfully creating improved patient care for over 300,000
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John Boyington

John Boyington

Chair

For 42 years John worked in health services in the NHS and Department of Health as a Chief Executive and Senior Civil Servant.  His experience included periods  with the World Health Organisation and the Home Office/ Ministry of Justice. After retiring in 2012 John was a Lay Member and Vice Chair of Sheffield CCG for 5 years,
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Dr Ajay Kotegaonkar

Dr Ajay Kotegaonkar

Director

Dr Ajay Kotegaonkar is Senior Partner at Spring Lane Surgery.  He is the West Sector (Radcliffe) Lead for the CCG. He qualified as a GP in 2002 and has special interests in Palliative Care and Diabetes.

He was one of the Lead GP’s for Healthier Radcliffe, the pilot initiative
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Dr Rahul Prabhakar

Dr Rahul Prabhakar

Director

Rahul was born and went to school in Bury and still lives in the Bury area.  He has been a GP partner for Fairfax Group Practice in Prestwich for the last 12 years and is committed to providing the best possible healthcare for the people of Bury. He has special interests in elderly and palliative care.
Outside medicine Rahul enjoys spending time with his wife and 2 daughters, is passionate about all types of music and is a keen runner.

Dr Kiran Patel

Dr Kiran Patel

Medical Director

I am a Principal GP at Greenmount Medical Centre. Graduating in 1988 from the University of Manchester, I have worked in a number of hospitals across Greater Manchester prior to commencing work in Bury in 1993.

I first became a partner at Greenmount Medical Centre in 1996. The practice concentrates on providing integrated high-quality care to its patients and it was
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Dr Rak Thaker

Dr Rak Thaker

Director

Born and bred in Bury, graduating from Liverpool Medical School in 1995 and then returning to Bury as a Junior Doctor in 1996 to join his family’s General Practice in 1999.

In addition to being a GP and a Director of Bury GP Federation, he is Chair of Rochdale and Bury’s LMC, member of Bury CCG’s Individual Funding Request Panel, member of Bury’s emerging Locality Care Organisation and Medical Director of Engine 13 Ltd.
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Paul Juson

Paul Juson

Deputy Chief Officer

Paul has worked within health for over 15 years, working at local, regional and national levels within the NHS.  Most of his health career has been spent specialising in primary care and general practice.  A vast proportion of this time was spent in Bolton, helping to set Click here to Read More

 Juliet Bell

Juliet Bell

Senior Clinical Pharmacist

Juliet joined Bury GP Federation in 2016 to lead the NHS England “Pharmacists in Practice” Pilot across Bury.

She brings to the role 25 years of Clinical Pharmacy experience, having worked her way through many of the disciplines and Clinical
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Christian Bradshaw

Christian Bradshaw

PA and Company Administrator

Christian joined the Federation in January 2015 bringing a wealth of administrative knowledge with him. Albeit not coming from a medical background, Christian hit the floor running as our first Chief Officer was leaving and another just in the process of joining.
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