Partnership Board Members

The Partnership Board is made up of key people from the CCG and the North East Lincolnshire Council.

Members are listed below:

Mark Webb, Chair

Mark Webb spent a number of years in publishing and now owns a small local newspaper publishing company. He also runs a commercial property and business support company that is a social enterprise dedicated to assisting local business and entrepreneurs. Having spent many years in the commercial sector, Mark also has considerable experience in public/ private sector partnership and working with local communities. A former chair of the local strategic partnership and current chair of the Growth and Development Board, Mark brings this experience to the fore to provide challenge and support in equal measures to all sectors making up the CCG. Above all Mark is passionate about the real involvement of the community in the design and delivery of meaningful health and care to the population of North East Lincolnshire. He joined the Governing Body of NELCCG at its commencement.

Dr Peter Melton,
Clinical Chief Officer

Dr Peter Melton was born and brought up in North East Lincolnshire. After studying medicine in London he returned to the area to complete his General Practice training. He became a partner in the Roxton Practice in Immingham in 1993 and remains there now. He joined the Governing Body of the CCG at its commencement


Laura Whitton
Acting Chief Financial Officer


Dr Thomas Maliyil, Vice CCG Chair / Chair of Council of Members (CoM)

Dr Thomas Maliyil MBBS, MD, MRCP, MRCGP is a Partner at Scartho Medical Centre and Vice Chair (chair elect) of the Council of Members of NELCCG. He is also a Hull and York Medical School (HYMS) Tutor and a trainer of Foundation Year doctors. His other role is as a Director of Core Care Links LTD, a provider of NHS services. He has trained locally and lived in the area for over fifteen years and is committed to developing and maintaining high quality services for the population of North East Lincolnshire. He joined the CCG in February 2014. He also works as a Specialist Doctor in palliative medicine with St Andrew’s Hospice.


Derek Hopper 
Vice Chair of Council of Members (CoM)

Derek Hopper has been a GP in Grimsby for forty years. He also has a wide interest in medical politics and is an active member of the  National Association of Primary Care and a past member of the Northern Lincolnshire Local Medical Committe.

Joe Warner,
Chief Executive 
Adult Social Care

Joe Warner qualified as a social worker in 1987 and is registered with the Health and Care Professional Council. Joe is the Chief Executive of focus independent Adult Social Work CIC and has worked in senior management positions in several local authorities including joint NHS and council posts and also a London CCG. He was also the managing director of a not for profit company supporting people with a learning disability.  He joined NELCCG  Governing Body in September 2013.

Helen Kenyon,
Deputy Chief Executive


Helen Kenyon has worked in the NHS for over 20 years, and has worked in North East Lincolnshire since 1999. She is a qualified accountant and has responsibility for both the commissioning and contracting of Adult Social Care on behalf of North East Lincolnshire Council and for the commissioning and contracting of Health services within the CCG. She joined the Governing Body of the CCG at its commencement



Juliette Cosgrove,
Clinical Member

Juliette Cosgrove is the Assistant Director for Quality at Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation Trust where she leads on Quality Governance and Improvement. She joined NELCCG Governing Body in April 2013 initially as the nurse on the Governing Body but now is a clinical member

Stephen Pintus,

Director of Public Health NELC

Stephen joined the local authority in January of this year. Prior to this move, Stephen has been working in Derbyshire, jointly with local government and the NHS, leading a reconfiguration of lifestyle services, producing a profile of the health needs of the population and leading a process of renewing the health and wellbeing strategy.

Having worked at a senior level in public health for nearly 20 years, Stephen has built up a body of experience of work in a variety of settings: these have included regeneration work with communities, work with the voluntary sector, project management in health inequalities, running partnerships, as well as work in both local government and the NHS commissioning health and wellbeing services.

Philip Bond,
Community Member

Philip worked for thirty years as a lawyer in the Courts Service before ill health caused retirement. Prior to becoming a Lay Member on the CCG Philip had been an elected public Governor at an NHS Hospital Trust for seven years, serving as Lead Governor. He has many years of public sector voluntary service particularly in education. He is currently Chair of Directors of Tollbar Family of Academies, a chain of Academy schools. He joined the Shadow CCG Governing Body in June 2011 and was appointed to the substantive post in April 2013.

As well as full CCG Board activities, Philip attends monthly Community Forum meetings, he is also a member of the CCG Quality Committee.  He has been heavily involved with the re-launch of Accord (the community membership of the CCG), acting as interim Chair of the Accord Steering Group and also instrumental in establishing regular meetings of the Chairs of Patient Participation Groups in North East Lincolnshire.

Dr Arun Nayyar,
GP Representative

Dr Arun Nayyar has been a GP partner at Roxton Practice Immingham for 10 years. He is also the CCG Clinical lead for planned care and the GP representative on governing body. He joined the CCG at commencement

Dr Rakesh Pathak,
GP Representative

Dr Rakesh Pathak is a full time GP. He was raised in the Grimsby area and is married to another GP. He has an interest in tackling health inequalities. He joined the CCG at its commencement 

Jan Haxby 

 Director of Quality/Registered Strategic Nurse

I am a Registered General Nurse (RGN), Registered Sick Children’s Nurse (RSCN), Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (BSc Hons) and I am just completing a Masters degree in Leadership in Health & Social Care.

I completed my nurse training in 1985 and worked for a number of years in adult services including surgical and renal specialities. I spent a number of years working in the fields of dialysis and renal transplant units across both Oxford and Hull, and at this point I started working with young people aged 14+ with renal disease. I then worked for a number of years within children’s acute paediatric & community public health services, including management and leadership roles. I moved into a strategy lead & commissioning role for children’s health services in 2003 which was a joint post between the Primary Care Trust and the Council, and I then became Head of Children’s Health services in the Council in 2008, and finally Chief Nurse Commissioner in the Council in 2013, before taking up my current post of Director of Quality & Nursing in in July 2015 with the CCG.  

I bring a range of values developed over my 30 years of experience working in the NHS; around quality of services, around the patient experience and around nursing as a caring profession.

Cllr Jane Hyldon-King

Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Health, Wellbeing and Adult Social Care NELC

Cllr Jane Hyldon-King was born and brought up in Grimsby and has served in local politics for over 22 years initially as a member of the former Grimsby Borough Council starting in 1993 until the resurrection of NELC in 1996/7.

Jane gained experience in Health from serving on Grimsby's Social Service Committee before continuing through to the Health Scrutiny Panel and was also the chair of Environment served on several Scrutiny Panels from Health, Education & Environment.   Jane was deputy Chair of the former CHC (Community Health Council) and then went on to spend several years as a Non-Executive member of the then newly formed NLAG under Andrew North.

After a short break from the council Jane returned in 2012 and again served on the Health Scrutiny Panel  becoming Chair of the Panel in 2013/14.  In June this year Jane took over the role as Portfolio Holder for health with the added role of Chair of the Health & Wellbeing Board along with her new position as Deputy Leader.  She joined CCG Partnership Board in May 2015

Cllr Matthew Patrick  Portfolio Holder for Finance and Resources 

Councillor Patrick was first elected in 2011, representing the Heneage ward and was successfully re-elected recently.  Continuing from much success within his council duties where he has earned a reputation as a community champion, Matthew has since sought to further his activities to endeavour to deliver first class healthcare needs within tight budgets. Working within an ageing and vulnerable community has given Matthew key insights into the challenging demands that society has within Primary care, and a background in customer focused industries nurtured a passion to see that service is truly built around empowering the needs of the individual in a complex system.   He joined CCG Partnership Board in May 2015

Tim Render
Lay Member Governance
and Audit

Tim is the retired Finance Director of a major local authority. He has worked in local authorities for most of his career: early posts included social work trainee, town planner, and transport planner before he qualified in finance. He now spends his time on a portfolio of voluntary and non- executive roles in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

 He is a trustee of several charities in Leicestershire, where he lives. He is a governor of a Further Education college , chairs  the Midland Academies Trust (which oversees 4  schools), and is a director of Greenwood Dale Academy Trust (which oversees 31 schools),  a midlands housing association, and a joint venture school building company. He chairs the Audit Committee of North East Lincolnshire Council.

 He enjoys the company of his family (as a father of four and grandfather to five), and a wide variety of classical music (which he also plays on the piano and pipe organ, but not well.) 

He joined the Governing Body of NELCCG as a lay member and Chair of the IG&A Committee  August 2016

Nicky Hull 

NEL Primary Care(Non -GP) Member

Nicky has been in post for the past 2 years as practice manager at Beacon Medical Centre.  This is her  third position as Practice Manager in Primary Care previously working in Worcester & Hull, prior to moving to her current role within North East Lincolnshire.  The majority of her experience, has prediomentaly been gained in secondary Care, where she managed both medical and surgical specialists within Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals.
Nicky is passionate to deliver patient centered care for North East Lincolnshire.  Having gained a broad insight into both primary & secondary care environments, her role as member of the CCG Partnership Board, will help to bring all primary care organisations together to work collaboratively, to deliver the aims & objectives of the CCG. 

Dr David James

Secondary Care Doctor 

Having trained and worked as a junior doctor in several London hospitals, Dr David James was appointed in 1984 as Consultant Rheumatologist to the (now) Northern Lincolnshire & Goole NHS Foundation Trust, a post held until retirement 30 years later.

As the first Rheumatologist to be appointed locally, he had the opportunity to develop and expand the work of the Rheumatology department, to undertake clinical research and to train junior doctors, several of whom have gone on to become Consultants in the specialty.

He joined the CCG Board as a secondary care doctor in November 2015.

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