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ICP Committees – South Eastern Area

There are four ICP Partnership Committees which cover the South Eastern area:

Ards

Down

Lisburn

North Down

 


 

Ards

Dr John Winter, Chair Ards ICP CommitteeChair: Dr John Winter

Dr John Winter is Chairperson and GP lead of the Ards ICP. He qualified from Queen’s University Belfast in 1978 and practiced in Ards hospital for 3 years. Subsequently, he combined working in church and counselling organisations with part time sessional general practice. From 1996-2000, he undertook full time medical work in the City, Holywell and Ulster hospitals, gaining membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners and diplomas in Mental Health, Child Health and Geriatric Medicine.

In 2000, Dr Winter joined a GP Practice in Newtownards as a full time partner, becoming a GP Trainer in 2003, and more recently, senior partner in the practice.

Committee Representatives

GP Lead Dr John Winter
Pharmacist Lead Aideen McDonald
Elected GP Representative Dr Gareth Hiscocks
Elected Pharmacist Representative Joanne McMullan
Trust Representatives:
  • Medical Specialist
Dr Aileen McSorley
  • Nurse
Claire Marie Dickson
  • Allied Health Professional
Margaret Moorehead
  • Social Worker
Joanna Burns
NI Ambulance Service Representative Joanna Smylie (interim)
Local Council Representatives Jennifer Parkinson (Ards and North Down Council)
Voluntary and Community Sector Representatives Neil Johnston (Northern Ireland Chest, Heart and Stroke)
Sarah Huggett (Peninsula Healthy Living Partnership) (interim)
Service User and Carer Representatives Beverley Beattie (Service User)
Allan Leonard (Carer)
Bryan Myles (Service User)
George Bell (Service User)

 


 

Down

Dr-Chris-Leggett, Chair Down ICP CommitteeChair: Dr Chris Leggett

Dr Chris Leggett is Chairperson and GP lead of the Down ICP. He has been a GP for over 20 years in a Castlewellan based practice. He was a former secretary for RCGP between 1996 and 2000. He was the Chairman of the Donard Commissioning pilot between 1991 and 2002.Chris has an interest in diabetes and frail elderly.

Committee Representatives

GP Lead Dr Chris Leggett
Pharmacist Lead Philip Boyle
Elected GP Representative Dr Ultan McGill
Elected Pharmacist Representative Tim Corrie
Trust Representatives:
  • Medical Specialist
Mary Jo Thompson
  • Nurse
Claire Marie Dickson
  • Allied Health Professional
Margaret Moorehead
  • Social Worker
Joanna Burns
NI Ambulance Service Representative Joanna Smylie (interim)
Local Council Representatives Eoin Devlin (Newry, Mourne and Down Council)
Voluntary and Community Sector Representatives Gemma Cassidy (County Down Rural Community Network)
Paula Powell (Red Cross)
Service User and Carer Representatives Paula Kelly (Carer)
Lisa Wells (Service User)


 

Lisburn

Gillian Lewis, chair, Lisburn ICPChair: (Interim) Gillian Lewis

Gillian Lewis holds degrees with honours in Social Sciences and Health with a specialism in Health Promotion and a Master’s in Public Health and Health Service Research from the University of Aberdeen.

She spent 14 years within the Public Health Directorate of NHS Grampian, as Head of Health Improvement, before returning home to Northern Ireland where she took up a voluntary role as adviser to the Resurgam Trust Board in her home city of Lisburn to help further work on community development, poverty and health inequalities.

Since 2013 Gillian has led and managed the Healthy Living Centre, a member of the Healthy Living Centre Alliance.

She has been a member of the Lisburn ICP as the community representative since 2015 and her particular areas of interest focus on pain management, developing trauma informed practice, promoting health equity while identifying and seeking to reducing inequalities in health.  Through networks and partnerships Gillian actively championing community development approaches in particular as delivered by the community, voluntary and social enterprise sectors.

Committee Representatives

GP Lead Vacant
Pharmacist Lead Louise Seymour
Elected GP Representative Dr Philip McKee
Elected Pharmacist Representative Peter Rice
Trust Representatives:
  • Medical Specialist
Dr Tim Harding
  • Nurse
Claire Marie Dickson
  • Allied Health Professional
Margaret Moorehead
  • Social Worker
Joanna Burns
NI Ambulance Service Representative Joanna Smylie (interim)
Local Council Representatives Catharine McWhirter (Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council)
Voluntary and Community Sector Representatives Gillian Lewis (The Resurgam Trust)
Joan McEwan (Marie Curie)
Service User and Carer Representatives John Graham (Service user/carer)
Sharon Johnston(Service user)

 

North Down

Chair (interim): Dr Kirsty McArthur

Committee Representatives

GP Lead Dr Kirsty McArthur
Pharmacist Lead Vacant
Elected GP Representative Dr Tim Cobain
Elected Pharmacist Representative Vacant
Trust Representatives:
  • Medical Specialist
Mary Jo Thompson
  • Nurse
Claire Marie Dickson
  • Allied Health Professional
Margaret Moorehead
  • Social Worker
Joanna Burns
NI Ambulance Service Representative Joanna Smylie (interim)
Local Council Representatives Jennifer Parkinson (Ards and North Down Council)
Voluntary and Community Sector Representatives Vacant
Vacant
Service User and Carer Representatives Joan Smith (Service User)
Maybeth Whitley (Service User)
Vacant (Carer)

Business and clinical support for the above committees is provided by:

Contact:

Health and Social Care Board,
12-22 Linenhall Street,
Belfast
BT2 8BS

Tel: 028 9536 3044
Email: integratedcarepartnerships@hscni.net