Governing Body members

Dr Kevin Hill, GP & CCG GP Chair

Kevin Hill

Kevin Hill graduated from University of London in 1991 and completed his GP training in 1996. Having served for 16 years in the RAF, he moved to the NHS in 2006. He currently works as a part-time partner as well as undertaking GP locums across Lincolnshire.

Mrs Pamela Palmer, Director of Quality and Executive Nurse (joint role with South West Lincolnshire CCG)

Pamela has worked in the NHS since 1990, she is a Registered Children’s Nurse, and has worked in various settings and locations both in hospitals and in the community. For many years she has held senior posts delivering safeguarding requirements for both children and adults at risk of abuse across the NHS, and successfully completed a Master’s degree in 2007.

More recently Pamela has developed experience as a commissioner and has been responsible for improving the quality of provider services and supporting patient experience issues. Pamela’s work in the CCG enables her to continue the focus on quality of care but also gives her the opportunity to develop the nursing agenda within the organisation and across the health economy. 

Mr Preston Keeling, Lay Member, Patient & Public Involvement

Preston has been active within the voluntary sector for over 40 years serving for nine and a half years as a General Manager with one of the UK’s largest national charities (Scope) following which he was the Chief Executive of a National Medical Charity MGA) for some years. Preston is currently the Chief Executive of The Respite Association a registered charity supporting Carers across the United Kingdom a role he has occupied since 2001. Preston is a Fellow of the Institute of Fundraising and has been a member of ACEVO (The Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations) since 1994.

Formerly Chair for a number of years of The Lincolnshire Neurological Alliance (a registered charity), Prior to joining the CCG Preston was a Board Director of Healthwatch Lincolnshire having been its founding Chair, he also previously served as a Non-Executive Director on East Lincolnshire NHS Primary Care Trust and as Public Design Champion on the Project Board that oversaw the building of  the Johnson Community Hospital, Spalding.