Meet the Partners

Our Partnership is made up of an Executive Board and Leads from all nine areas in the Cheshire and Merseyside footprint:

The Board
  • Alan Yates – Chair
  • Jackie Bene – Partnership Chief Officer
  • Bill Gregory – Interim Director of Finance
  • Kieran Murphy – Clinical Lead
  • Jan Ledward – Chief Officer, NHS Liverpool CCG
  • Sarah O’Brien – Chief Officer, NHS St Helens CCG
  • Clare Watson – Chief Officer, NHS South Cheshire, NHS Vale Royal, NHS Eastern
  • Dr Raj Kumar – GP lead
  • Simon Barber – Chief Executive, North West Boroughs Partnership NHS FT
  • Professor Steven Broomhead – Chief Executive, Warrington Borough Council
  • Kath O’Dwyer – Chief Executive, Cheshire East Council
  • Ben Wright – Director of Strategy
  • Dave Sweeney – Implementation Lead
  • Linda Buckley – Director of Strategic Transformation and Locality Lead (C&M)
  • Ann Bracegirdle – Acting Delivery and Improvement Director (C&M)
  • Professor Melanie Sirotkin – Centre Director, Public Health England
  • Gerald Meehan (GM) – C&M Health and Care Partnership Advisor
  • Warren Escadale, Chief Executive, Voluntary Sector North West (VSNW)
Place Leads
  • Mark Palethorpe – Cheshire East
  • Sarah O’Brien – St Helens
  • Jan Ledward – Liverpool
  • Dianne Johnson – Knowsley
  • David Parr – Halton
  • Andy Davies – Warrington
  • Simon Banks – Healthy Wirral
  • Fiona Taylor – Sefton
  • Delyth Curtis – Cheshire West
Programme Leads
  • Janelle Holmes – Palliative/End of Life Care
  • Louise Shepherd – Women’s & Children’s
  • Liz Bishop – Cancer
  • Kathryn Thompson – Women’s and Children’s
  • Ann Marr – Acute Sustainability
  • Sarah O’Brien – Diabetes
  • Andy Davies – Urgent Care
  • Sheena Cumiskey – Mental Health and LD Sustainability
  • Terry Whalley – At scale lead
  • Jon Develing – Population Health
  • Hayley Citrine – Neuroscience
  • Anthony Leo – GP Forward View
  • Jane Tomkinson – Cardiovascular Disease
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