Meet The Team

Professor Mike Pringle, CBE MD FRCGP FMedSci

(Director of Education, CHEC)

Mike is President of the Royal College of General Practitioners. He has retired from clinical general practice after 30 years and from the University of Nottingham where he is Emeritus Professor of General Practice with a track record of over 100 research-based publications.

He is Strategic Director of PRIMIS+; a trustee of the Picker Institute Europe (a leading advocate of patient experience); a trustee of Arthritis Research UK; and a trustee of CRI, a drug and alcohol charity. He has been, in the past, Chair of Council of the Royal College of General practitioners (1998-2001); member of the General Medical Council; member of the council of the Medical Defence Union; and deputy chair of the board of UK Biobank.

Mike has studied health systems in other countries in Europe (especially Italian primary care), Japan and New Zealand (where he assisted in the creation and sustaining of an IPA).

Julie Reid, BA Hons MCMI MIHM

(Director and Company Secretary, CHEC)

Julie returned to the NHS in 2001 following 6 years general management within warehousing and distribution. Her NHS experience includes being a former member of a Trent Breast Screening Quality Assurance team, Trent IHM regional committee member (2002 – 4) and past Chair of the Newark & Sherwood Practice Managers’ Forum (2004 -10).

Julie is an Executive Partner at the Collingham Medical Practice, Director of Collingham Pharmacy and a previous chair of the Newark & Sherwood CCG Board (2008-11). In her Primary Care role she has experience of practice assessment visits (both provider and assessor) in the PMCPA pilots; primary care contracting and CCG financial management.

Dr Lisa Terrill, MB BS MRCGP

(Director, CHEC)

Lisa is a full time GP at the Collingham Medical Centre, having completed her GP training in 1998.  She worked as a locum in many Practices until becoming a Partner in Collingham in 2001.  Dr Terrill’s interests include minor surgery, diabetes and teaching.  She became a GP Trainer in 2005 with the Lincoln Vocational Training Scheme.  She also worked as an appraiser with Newark & Sherwood PCT until 2005.

Jacqui Smith, MBA (Health Executive) CMS DCR(T)

(Chief Executive, CHEC)

Previously an Associate Director in a large acute Trust and a radiographer by profession, Jacqui has over 30 years NHS experience both as a clinician and in management and education. She achieved an MBA (Health Executive) in 2005.

Specialising in service redesign and leadership, Jacqui is also a former finalist for CIPFA Public Servant of the Year 2004. Jacqui is an experienced project manager and a qualified PRINCE2 practitioner. In addition to her CHEC role she was also an interim project manager for Rushcliffe CCG supporting QIPP and re-designing primary care services.

Jacqui has considerable financial management experience having previously been responsible for capital projects up to £12m and revenue budgets of £23m.