Dr Richard Taylor
Consultant Physician at Kidderminster General Hospital 1972 – 1995.
Independent MP for Wyre Forest and member of the House of Commons Health Select Committee 2001 – 2010.
Life President of Independent Community and Health Concern.
Dr Clive Peedell
Consultant clinical oncologist and co-chair of the NHS Consultants’ Association.
Active campaigner against the increasing marketisation and privatisation of the NHS.
Ran 160 miles in 6 days from Aneurin Bevan’s statue in Cardiff to the Dept of Health in London, in protest against the Health and Social Care Bill.
Member of BMA Council.
A Management Accountant with over 20 years experience in Industry.
Having held management positions within Finance, IT and HR (and latterly running her own company) she is keen to use her skills to help NHA to use its financial resources wisely, to comply with all statutory requirements promptly and accurately, and to embrace the use of technology.
Dr Guy Baily
Hospital doctor specialising in infectious diseases.
Worked in NHS hospitals in London and Manchester.
Currently he is head of the HIV medicine department at the Royal London Hospital in East London.
NHS Consultant in Public Health in the NHS for many years specialising in health care needs assessment and planning.
Now works part time in the NHS as an independent consultant in clinical commissioning.
Also a researcher in Health Services Research who has carried out many research projects to improve health care.
Dr Louise Irvine
Inner City GP in Lewisham.
Programme Director for GP training.
Member of national BMA Council
Professor John S.Yudkin
Consultant Physician in north London for 27 years specialising in diabetes.
Professor of Medicine at University College London, until his retirement in 2007.
Worked in East Africa for 4 years and introduced and taught a Global Health Bachelors Degree Course for medical students, with an emphasis on health policy.
Worked in several areas with Medact, and chairs a charity called the International Insulin Foundation which works on access to care for people with diabetes.
Freelance editor with regular slot on the monthly magazine New Internationalist.
Worked on various texts for, among others, OUP, Heinemann and Ayebia, an independent publishing company that focuses on African literature.
NHS Advanced ambulance technician for 12 years.
Prior to that had worked as Healthcare assistant and porter in the NHS; 16 years service in the NHS.
Member of NHA interim executive committee since its early days and active NHS campaigner.
Peter Bamford - IT Working Group Leader
BP Chemical Engineer and IT Specialist.
No medical/healthcare background but cares passionately about the NHS due to personal experiences.
Eager to shape our political power base by connecting local action and campaigns to a national agenda.
Dr Bob Gill
Bexley GP for 10 years with a 4 year teaching career.
Concerned for the impact on patient care, destructive effect on the trust between doctor and patient and erosion of professional integrity.
Active NHS campaigner both with the NHA and SAVE LEWISHAM HOSPITAL.
Was Clinical Director for a decade following which did his Masters in Public Health (MPH)
2000‐2003 – Policy Adviser in the Department of Health and helped develop the Children’s National Service Framework (NSF)
2003 Vice President (Health Services) within the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH)
2009 and 2011 was the UK representative and was elected to chair the expert working group on “Child Friendly Health Care” (CFHC) on behalf of the Council of Europe.
Lead Nurse, Pain Management Service at the Royal Free Hospital.
Previously ran her own business for many years.
Held the position of Director/Secretary for the Australian Institute for Patient and Family Centred Care.
John Hully - Policy Working Group Leader
25 years in the IT service; Project Planner, Governance Specialist and Manager.
Has successfully managed working groups, teams of managers and specialists on change and improvement projects.
Keen to help the party’s development of policy to broaden the appeal of the party from core protest vote to wider range of voters.
A GP in Kent from 1983 to 2013.
Paul stood down as a GP in protest at the government’s NHS reforms: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/apr/25/why-im-stepping-down-as-nhs-gp
Regularly writes articles about the NHS which have been published nationally.