Michael McGhee, Service Director Newham Community Services and Mental Health Care for Older People
Michael McGhee was appointed to the Older People’s Services Directorate in November 2009. Prior to this, he was the Service Manager for Mental Health Care of Older People Services in Newham. His background is in social work. He has previously worked for South London and the Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and has worked for several local authorities across London.
Helen Green, Deputy Director Newham Community Services and Mental Health Care for Older People
Helen was appointed to the Older People’s Services Directorate in 2010. Prior to this she worked for East London Foundation Trust as a manager of mental health services in Hackney, she qualified as a Social Worker in 1990 and was a practising Approved Social Worker from 1992. Helen has worked in a number of inner London boroughs, she is also employed by the CQC as a Specialist Advisor and sits as a Specialist Member of the Mental Health Tribunal.
Timi Ogunlowo, General Manager, Extended Primary Care Team for Community Health Newham Services, Adults
Timi was appointed as the General Manager in 2013. Prior to this he was the lead Respiratory Therapist in community Health Newham. His background is in Physiotherapy, Timi had previously worked Newham University Hospital where he was the Lead in-patients respiratory therapist and later became the lead in-patients therapists.
Raguraman Padmanabhan, Telehealth Team Manager
Raguraman Padmanabhan previously worked for Newham University Hospitals. He is a physiotherapist by background. He was the Clinical Lead physiotherapist for in-patient care of the elderly team. He has over 10 years of experience in the NHS in different settings including the acute sector and community health services in Newham. He is one of the few in the country for an allied health professional to become a community Matron.
Telehealth Care Support Workers