Governing Body members

Mr Preston Keeling, Lay Member, Patient & Public Involvement

Preston has been active within the voluntary sector for over 30 years serving for nine and a half years as a General Manager with one of the largest national charities (Scope).

Preston has been a Member of ACEVO (The Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations) since 1994. Chief Executive of The Respite Association a registered charity supporting Carers across the United Kingdom since 2001
and Chair of The Lincolnshire Neurological Alliance (a registered charity).
He is a Board Director of Healthwatch Lincolnshire and previously served as a Non-Executive Director on East Lincolnshire NHS Primary Care Trust and as Public Design Champion serving on the Project Board for the Johnson Community Hospital, Spalding.

Dr Naseer Khan, GP Member

Naseer Khan

Naseer qualified in 2002. He is GP Partner at Beechfield Medical Centre, Spalding. He is Generalist with personal interest in chronic heart disease and diabetes management as well as special interest in minor surgery.

Dr Raghu Ramaiah, Lay Member, Secondary Care Doctor (joint role with South West Lincolnshire CCG)

Dr Raghu Ramaiah

Raghu is the Secondary Care Consultant for the CCG and a Paediatrician and Paediactric consultant at the University Hospitals Leicester.

He is the current lead for UHL Paediactric Transport Service which has looked at the length of time children have been moved out of the East Midlands for Intensive Care treatment. He is also involved in the National Air Transport Group who recommended the need for Paediatric Air Transport Services which were accepted and are being implemented. He has an interest in Telemedicine and is currently working on providing affordable services via mobile devices which can be delivered with low speed mobile connections, this can be utilised to provide 24/7 care for patients with chronic conditions.

Mr John Turner, Accountable Officer (joint role with South West Lincolnshire CCG)

John Turner

John joined the organisation in May 2016 bringing a wealth of experience in NHS management and leadership positions. He first joined the NHS as a management trainee in Derbyshire in 1987, and has held a number of Chief Executive positions within Scotland in the Borders, Western Isles, and most recently with NHS 24, Scotland’s equivalent of NHS 111. John has also worked as a Director in the Health Department at the Scottish Government.