Meet the Sunderland AEC programme team

Dr Tracey Lucas

GP Executive for urgent and ambulatory care

Dr Lucas moved to the North East after graduating from Glasgow in 1999 to pursue a career in paediatric medicine. After gaining further qualifications in paediatric medicine, Dr Lucas trained and qualified as a GP in 2005. Dr Lucas is now a GP trainer and partner at Deerness Park Practice and she has been working as a Sunderland GP for 14 years. She has been an executive GP for the CCG for the past 5 years, and leads clinically on urgent and intermediate care for Sunderland. She is involved in the All Together Better Alliance as the senior responsible clinician for urgent care (programme four) and is the GP lead for the East locality.

Natalie McClary

Sunderland AEC programme lead

Natalie has worked in Service Reform within Sunderland and across South of Tyne and Wear for a number of years and is key to managing and co-ordinating the work programme to deliver its aims and objectives.

Helen Warren

PMO support

Helen is a member of the PMO team, supporting with project delivery and the maintenance of the project management toolkit.

Jeannie Henderson

Reform manager

Jeannie is an advanced paramedic working within Deerness Park as well as undertaking a reform manager role in the CCG.  She is integral in ensuring NEAS is included within the work programme to support initiatives with links to the Sunderland Paramedic Pathfinder Project.

Debbie Burnicle

Debbie Burnicle

Deputy Chief Officer

Debbie is the deputy chief officer at the CCG and has a key ‘sponsor’ role within the AEC programme to support initatives and unblock any barriers that may arise in line with sponsors in other organisations (Sean Fenwick – City Hospitals Sunderland and South Tyneside Foundation Trust).

 

Sean Fenwick

Director of operations, City Hospitals Sunderland and South Tyneside Foundation Trust

Sean has a key ‘sponsor’ role within the AEC programme to support initiatives and unblock any barriers that may arise in line with sponsors in other organisations. He is also key to ensuring the work programme has the necessary managerial and clinical support from City Hospitals Sunderland (CHS) and South Tyneside Foundation Trust (STFT).