Who's Who

Dr Faisel Baig, Chair

Dr Faisel Baig is a local GP who works in daytime General Practice as well the urgent care setting.

Dr Baig grew up and was educated here in North Lincolnshire. He completed his medical training at Manchester Medical School and went on to train as a GP on the South Manchester Vocational Training Scheme.

Dr Baig has a keen interest in supporting General Practice and has represented sessional GPs locally, regionally, and nationally on the BMA General Practitioners Committee.  He is a Specialist Advisor to the Care Quality Commission which he finds allows him to highlight much of the great work taking place across practices.  He also has roles as Finals examiner, Small Group Tutor and Admissions Interviewer for The University of Sheffield Medical School.

Dr Baig has been on the CCG Governing Body since 2015 and has clinically led various areas including unplanned care, mental health and dementia and community services redesign.  He is absolutely committed to improving healthcare services for all residents of North Lincolnshire.

Emma Latimer, Chief Offcer for Interim Period

Emma joined NHS North Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group as its Chief Officer for an interim period on November 6 2017. She continues her role as Chief Officer for NHS Hull CCG which she has led since its establishment in 2013. 

Emma’s 27 year career in the NHS spans senior management in the ambulance service, hospital and community and health care commissioning.

Her track record for inspirational leadership across organisational boundaries and region-wide transformation programmes saw her appointed as Leader of the Humber Coast and Vale Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) in 2016.  The STP brings together 20 organisations including CCGs, local authorities and providers serving an estimated 1.4 million people.


Emma Sayner, Chief Finance Officer

Emma Sayner has spent more than ten years in senior finance leadership roles and four years as Chief Finance Officer (as well as being Deputy Chief Officer) for NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), taking forward a wide range of service developments and strategic programmes.

Emma entered the NHS at the beginning of her career after completing the NHS Graduate Financial Management Training Scheme in 2000.  In 2014 she undertook a six-month secondment covering the Yorkshire and Humber Director of Finance post at NHS England.

Emma is always striving to find ways of doing better with the available resources and is passionate about ensuring finance is at the heart of enabling change and driving value for money across all sectors of Health and Care.  

She currently fulfils a key role in the Humber, Coast and Vale Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP). Emma’s skills, drive and motivation has brought together financial leads across the STP ‘footprint’ to reach agreement around the scale of the financial challenge and programme of work. She is well respected as a valuable source of knowledge and a mentor to many people in and out of the NHS.

She is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (ACMA) and holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree.

Clare Linley, Director of Nursing and Quality

Joining the NHS in 1983 Clare trained as a Registered Nurse in Bradford and Registered Midwife in York. She has a Degree in Nursing and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Management from Leeds Beckett University.

Clare has extensive experience in professional leadership and management roles as a Nurse Director, Deputy Chief Nurse and General Manager with acute providers.

Clare joins North Lincolnshire CCG as an experienced CCG Director of Nursing and Quality having held previous posts at Leeds North CCG where she took the lead role in developing the city’s approach to its future Nursing Workforce and Integrated Nursing as part of wider System Integration and Population Health Management; and most recently Clare has been Interim Chief Nurse at Wakefield CCG.

Dr Richard Shenderey, Secondary Care Consultant

Dr Shenderey is a consultant with Airedale NHS Foundation Trust in the general medicine department, specialising in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He qualified from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1999 and has worked across the North-East and Yorkshire. His main areas of interest include Inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease including treatment of hepatitis C, and nutrition. He is clinical lead at Airedale for gastroenterology.

Alex Seale, Chief Operating Officer 


Dr Satpal Shekhawat, Associate Medical Director

Dr Shekhawat finished his undergraduate medical training in India in 2000. He moved to UK in 2005 and underwent GP training in Scunthorpe and completed it in 2009. Since qualifying he has been a GP partner at Kirton Lindsey Surgery and
is actively involved in local GP training programme. He has been a GP trainer for the last seven years and is also Honorary HYMS tutor. 

Dr Salim Modan, GP Member

Dr Salim Modan is a clinical lead for primary care, ophthalmology and MSK. He also provides input into the primary care
commissioning committee, quality and performance committee and remuneration committee.
Dr Modan is a trained surgeon and worked as an assistant professor in a medical school in India. He trained in a general practise in
the United Kingdom and has been a practicing GP since 2006 at Riverside Surgery in Brigg. Dr Modan had taught medical students
and he currently trains GP registrars. He is also a GP representative on the North Lincolnshire Local Medical Committee.
Dr Modan has a passion for the NHS and is great advocate for innovation in general practice, with a view to work on scale and the
integrated commissioning model.

Dr Neveen Samuel, GP Member

Dr Samuel has been a GP partner at Winterton practice since 2001. She is a trainer, tutor and examiner for Hull and York Medical School (HYMS) and a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP)  

Dr Samuel has diplomas in elderly care, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Child Health and family planning.  She has a special interest in stroke and geriatric medicine and is her practice lead for clinical governance, dispensary/staffing lead and training and education. She established community geriatic and fall services.

Dr Samuel who is married with three grown up children came from Sudan in 1991.

Dr Hardik Ghandi, GP Member

Biography to follow

Dr Gary Armstrong, GP Member

Biography to follow

Heather McSharry, Lay Member, Equality and Inclusion 

Heather McSharry joined the CCG board as a lay member in November 2016. She holds the role of lay member for Equality and Diversity. Her working background has been in disability support and local authority services to adults. Around her part time CCG role she is a full time mum.

Erika Stoddart, Lay Member, Governance

Erika Stoddart is currently Director of Resources for Ongo the main Housing Association in North Lincolnshire.  She is a qualified management accountant and has a particular interest in risk and governance.  Erika has worked in the Private, Public and the Charitable Sectors in her career to date.  She is the Lay member for Governance and the Chair of the Audit Committee.

Janice Keilthy, Lay Member, Public and Patient Involvement 

Janice is the former Deputy Principal at a local general further education college with higher education and has worked at a senior level in both the public and private sector Janice has a particular interest in the North Lincolnshire area, having graduated from a local university and lectured across the Humberside area and internationally about best practise in Lincolnshire education.

She has lived and worked in Lincolnshire for almost all of her career and takes a very active role in community activity.

Penny Spring, Director of Public Health (non voting member)