Successful Darzi Fellows and Projects for 2017 


Project Title

Darzi Fellow


Dr Theo Fotis and Professor Paula Kersten, University of Brighton, School of Health Sciences

​Digital Health Test Bed

Anand Sundaralingam

Respiratory Registrar​

Helen Bland, Head of Midwifery

Overcoming the depersonalisation of digital services

Joanne Olagboyega


Sadie Leack, Programme Manager

A collaborative approach to enhancing clinical outcomes and quality of life for adults with Type 1 diabetes by improving access and use of medical technology.

Cheta Okonkwo


Sarah Billiald (Chief Executive First Community)

Community Engagement and Involvement in the design and delivery of the Multispecialty Community Provider (MCP)

Helen Bell

Pharmacy Technician

Will Clark, Director of Environmental Services

Creating a more sustainable model of community care

Claire Jordan

CBT Therapist

Suzanne Rankin

Designing a clinical workforce model for Surrey Heartlands where a ‘one team’ approach enables a unified perspective on workforce across the system

Daniel Dodd


​Peter Carpenter, Director of Quality and Patient Safety Collaborative, KSS AHSN

KSS AHSN Respiratory network​

Dr Sally Morgan​

Clinical Psychologist​

Professor Graeme Dewhurst, Postgraduate Dean HE KSS 

 Developing multiprofessional training opportunities and improving awareness of these and communications generally across all schools in HE KSS 

Harriet Peters


Andy Collen, Consultant Paramedic

End of Life Care in SECAmb

Shirmilla Austin


Dr Richard Wright, Clinical Lead

Evaluation of the redesigned patient-centred East Surrey IBD care model with planned implementation across a range of specialties.

Anthony Aziz


Diana Hamilton-Fairley, Medical Director

From Hospital to Home - Transforming respiratory care pathways

Coral Akenzua


Dr Steve Fenlon, Medical Director

Improving understanding and quality of end of life care (EOLC) by collaboration of health care systems in the South East of England.

Udy Ndiyo


Kate Parkin DCR(T), BSc (Hons), DMS, MBA Director Armed Forces Community

KSS Armed Forces Community as an asset

Helene McCarthy


Dr Jonathan Serjeant - GP Partner Benfield Valley Health Hub (BVVH)
Director of Creative Partnerships, HERE

Making a difference to the lives of a community of 7000 people

Sangeetha Sornaligam


Dr Craig Gannon, Medical Director

Making the Unbearable, Bearable. Be a Darzi Fellow that Makes a Difference; Preventing End-of-life Care Crises

Jennifer Palfrey

Palliative Care Registrar

Helen Rostill, Director of Innovation & Development (Director of Therapies)

Managing Crisis Well in Mental Health

Fiona Whitaker

Health Visitor

Dr Abraham George, Consultant in Public Health, Strategic Lead for health intelligence 

Modelling demand & capacity and evaluating impact of Kent & Medway STP local care initiatives

Mark Gregson


Des Holden, Medical Director

How can new ways of listening to patients, through patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) be better used in designing care pathways offered at SaSH and developed within the Pharmaceutical industry?

Bonnie Koo


Cavita Chapman, Service Manager

Improving Physical health for patients with Serious mental health conditions

Stuart Yeomans


Professor Simon de Lusignan, Head of Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Surrey
in collaboration with Dr Julie George, Public Health Consultant, Surrey County Council

Identifying and reducing unwarranted variation in the quality of care

Rachel Coyle

Public Health Registrar

Dr Maggie Davies (Deputy Director of Nursing) - supported by Dr George Findlay (Medical Director) and Denise Farmer (Director of Organisational Development).

Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Safer care’ Darzi Fellow (falls reduction & pressure damage reduction) 

Lisa Ekinsmyth

Adult Nurse

Helen Atkinson - Strategic Director for Adult Social Care and Public Health

Social prescribing at scale – implementing a key objective of the local prevention plan 

Charlotte Pavitt

Public Health Registrar

Dr Charlotte Cannif, CCG Chair

Surrey Heartlands Children’s Urgent Care Transformation Lead

Fatin Izagaren


George Matuska, Clinical Advisor Intellectual Disabilities Programme

Tackling perceived and actual barriers so that People with an Intellectual Disabilities (PWID) in the Kent, Surrey and Sussex area have better Healthcare access

Sarah Trute

Learning Disabilities Nurse

Bill Dunsmuir

The delivery of a clinical and community wide urinary catheter learning and training project

Charles Adler


Claire Fuller, Clinical Chair

Surrey Heartlands STP

Nicola Aloysius