The managing director of NHS Newham Clinical Commissioning Group, Selina Douglas, was among 70 healthcare leaders in the spotlight this week.
She was among several local healthcare leaders from north east London who were successful in the recent NHS 70 Women Leaders Awards, run by the London Leadership Academy.
The awards seek to raise the profile of women leaders in the NHS, highlight their successes, combat stereotypes, develop career opportunities and foster a flexible, inclusive culture.
Along with the other winners, Selina attended a celebration event on Wednesday, 4 July at Macmillan Hall in Malet Street, central London. They will all be invited at a later date to an exclusive workshop, and invited to apply for one of 20 places on a leadership development programme.
North East London Commissioning Alliance chair, Dr Anwar Khan, said: “These awards are fantastic, recognising the work of some of the most effective women leaders working in healthcare, in this landmark year celebrating 70 years of the NHS.
“It is great to see how many of these strong female role models work in east London. Well done to everyone and thank you for your leadership and commitment to the NHS."
Among the others selected for the prestigious award, which recognises women leaders in healthcare across London as part of the 70th birthday of the NHS, are:
- Jane Milligan, North East London Commissioning Alliance accountable officer
- Louise Mitchell, Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge CCGs senior responsible officer, planned care
- Dr Judith Littlejohns, Tower Hamlets mental health lead
For more on the awards, visit website www.londonleadershipacademy.nhs.uk