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Mr. John Reay
Chief Executive Officer
As Chief Executive Officer, John is committed to taking the hospital forward as one of the leading private hospitals in the United Kingdom. John has led the hospital since December 2000, during which time it has grown rapidly; including the UK’s largest private outpatient facility in the Shard and, next year, the opening of the private hospital at Guys. The London Bridge Hospital also runs five outpatient satellite facilities in the City of London and in Sevenoaks. John previously managed the Parkside Hospital in Wimbledon and was initially trained in healthcare by BUPA Hospitals Limited, after having served in the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers for 11 years. John regards his primary challenge as developing the quality of the hospital’s services and letting the world know how good the doctors and staff are at the hospital. He says, “We have demonstrably excellent outcomes and the multidisciplinary teamwork here is second to none. John and his wife, Sarah, have three children and live in South West London.”
Ms. Amanda Cass
Chief Human Resources Officer
Amanda joined London Bridge Hospital in June 2016 as Chief HR Officer. Her previous experience includes 6 years at the National Blood Service as Head of HR, 15 years as Head of HR at Thomson Reuters in their Science, Healthcare and Financial Services divisions, and most recently 18 months at Marks & Spencer as their UK ER Manager.
As Chief HR Officer at London Bridge she is accountable for the overall operational HR service delivery, implementing group HR strategy and partnering with the Senior Management Team and Heads of Department to provide excellence in end-to-end HR services. As well as her role at London Bridge, Amanda is also Chief HR Officer at The Lister Hospital, another of HCA's world leading private hospitals.
Ms. Kerry Barham-Smith
Chief Nursing Officer
Kerry was appointed as Chief Nursing Officer at London Bridge Hospital in November 2013. She joined the hospital in December 2012 as Deputy Chief Nurse, before progressing to Acting Chief Nursing Officer in May 2013, then on to her current role. She previously worked for Nuffield Hospitals for 12 years as the Head of Clinical Services in two facilities, and was responsible for covering the Cromwell Hospital ITU and Surgical Services Manager role, as well as having provided independent nursing consultancy within both private and NHS hospitals. Kerry manages twenty departments across a range of specialties and is focused on achieving the highest clinical standards and outcomes across the hospital. She is dedicated to promoting best practice and creating a culture of clinical excellence throughout London Bridge Hospital.
Dr. Kamal Ahmed
Kamal joined London Bridge Hospital in a clinical capacity as a Consultant Renal Physician when the hospital first opened in 1986. He established a Renal Unit with a multidisciplinary team, renowned nationally and internationally for the management of renal failure patients with dialysis and transplantation. In 1999, he was appointed as the Hospital Clinical Director, to provide leadership for clinical standards, audit and clinical governance across the whole hospital. His post is unique in the private sector, and ensures that safety of practice and delivery of care is maintained to the highest standard across the complex and multiple specialties of the hospital.
Mr. Stephen Maxwell
Chief Financial Officer
Stephen joined The London Bridge Hospital in 2015, following roles as CFO at The Princess Grace Hospital, CFO at The Lister Hospital and as Finance Manager at HCA Corporate Offices. As well as his role at The London Bridge Hospital, Stephen is CFO at The Lister Hospital, another of HCA’s world-leading private hospitals. As CFO Stephen has responsibility for ensuring The London Bridge Hospital Finance, Patient Accounts and Procurement functions support the delivery of world class private healthcare.
Ms. Miranda Dodd
Chief Operations Officer
Miranda joined LBH in November 2015 having spent a year working for HCA’s Joint Ventures division, leading the development of HCA’s new Hospital on the Guy’s Campus. Prior to this Miranda spent 5 years at HCA’s The Wellington Hospital as the General Manager of Theatres. Miranda is a Chartered Physiotherapist by profession having worked at Spire Bushey Hospital for 10 years, managing the Physiotherapy department there for 4 year prior to joining HCA. Miranda has an MSc in Sports Medicine and has completed an executive MBA since working for HCA.
Miranda is passionate about ensuring the operational infrastructure and procedures across London Bridge Hospital, support the patient journey and delivery of excellence in clinical care. She oversees the Outpatient and diagnostic facilities at London Bridge Hospital, HCA at The Shard, the 4 city satellite facilities and Sevenoaks Medical Centre.
Dr. Phil Harrison
Medical Clinical Governance Lead
Dr. Phil Harrison qualified from St George’s Hospital Medical School in 1984 (BSc and MBBS) and trained in Hepatology at King’s College Hospital, London and Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. He was awarded MD by the University of London in 1992 for work demonstrating the benefit of N-acetylcysteine in liver failure and PhD in molecular and cell biology in 1997. He has worked as Consultant Hepatologist at Kings College London since 1994 and joined London Bridge Hospital in 1996. Additionally, he is a member of the Medical Advisory Board and Clinical Governance lead at London Bridge Hospital.
Dr Harrison is a well-respected and prolific author and lecturer, and who is a globally renowned physician with a worldwide patient base. He is immediate past General Secretary of the British Association for the Study of the Liver (BASL) and is Chair of the NICE cirrhosis guideline development group. He has also acted as clinical advisor for NICE on drugs for viral hepatitis. He is a national opinion leader in liver disease and has appeared on the Tonight Programme on ITV, Channel 5 News and NBC Television, and contributed to national newspaper articles and The Big Issue highlighting liver diseases.
His practice offers a full range of liver services from abnormal liver functions through to viral hepatitis, Hepatitis B and C and hepatocellular carcinoma. He is a leading exponent of interventional endoscopy, particularly ERCP. He works as a member of a multidisciplinary team of liver surgeons, radiologists and oncologists bringing state-of-the-art liver medicine, surgery and liver transplantation to patients in an independent hospital setting. The London Liver Centre attracts patients from UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia.
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