Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust RGB BLUE

Simon Lloyd


Acting Chairman

Prof. Joe Harrison


Chief Executive

John Blakesley


Deputy Chief Executive

Ian Reckless


Medical Director

Lisa Knight


Chief Nurse and Director of Patient Care

Ogechi Emeadi


Director of Human Resources and Workforce Development

Kate Burke


Director of Corporate Services

Mike Keech


Director of Finance

Caroline Hutton


Director of Operations

Emma Goddard


Director of Service Development

David Moore


Senior Independent Director

Tony Nolan


Non-Executive Director

Andrew Blakeman


Non-Executive Director

Bob Green


Non-Executive Director

Parmjit Dhanda


Non-Executive Director

Dr Than Mya

Mya Than - directory

Consultant Physician - MBBS, MRCP UK, MRCP Geriatrics, FRCP

Appointed: February 2017

Dr Mya qualified from the Institute of Medicine in Myanmar. She undertook specialist training in General Internal Medicine and Acute Medicine in the Eastern Deanary, UK. She then obtained a specialist certificate in Geriatric Medicine in March 2017.

Dr May practiced as a Consultant Physician in Luton and Dunstable Hospital from 2009 for seven years before moving to MKUH in February 2017. She has a special interest in Acute and Geriatric Medicine. 

Dr Yaw Duodu

Yaw Duodu - directory

Consultant Stroke and General Physician - FRCP

Appointed: May 2005

Dr Duodu is a Consultant Stroke Physician, Geriatrician and General Physician. He completed his CCST in Oxford in 2005.

Furthermore, Dr Duodu is a Hon Senior Lecturer at UBMS and is the MKUH Lead for Elderly Care

FTPD - Oxford Deanery

Dr Bimal Kumar

Consultant Ophthamologist - FRCSEd, FRCOphth

Appointed: November 2000

Dr Kumar completed his MBBS at Sydney University in 1989. He then completed his ophthalmologic at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital before becoming a registrar in St Paul's Eye Department at the Royal Liverpool Hospital between 1993 - 1995. Dr Kumar then obtained his fellowship in corneoplastics in 1996.

Dr Kumar has particular interests in general ophthamology and oculoplastics. He is also the complaints and clinical governance lead. He further enjoys teaching the junior doctors at MKUH.

Dr Poonam Kapila

Consultant Microbiologist - MBBS, MD (Med Microbio), FRCPath

Appointed: September 2016

Appointed as Consultant Microbiologist at Milton Keynes University Hospital (MKUH) in April 2016. Dr Kapila started her higher specialist training at nine wells Hospital, Dundee, Scotland. The latter part of her training was completed at University Hospitals of Leicester where she achieved her CCT. Her first consultant job was in Nottinghamshire but she finally chose to move to the East of England when she joined MKUH.

Dr Kapila has taken the infection control lead role in the trust where she works alongside the Infection prevention and control team (IPC) in addition to her routine clinical commitments. She is also the lead for the laboratory services and will be working with lab chief and pathology service manager to improve laboratory services in Milton Keynes.

Having worked in University Hospital settings, Dr Kapila has a keen interest in medical education and has extensive experience in teaching and training of medical students, foundation doctors and a variety of health care professionals, both in hospital and community setting. Outside work life, she enjoys travelling and exploring different parts of the world. 

Dr Zahia Zaitout

Consultant Radiologist - BmedSci, BMBS, MRCP, FRCR, CCT

Appointed: October 2014

Zahia is a consultant radiologist and MRI imaging lead at Milton Keynes University Hospital. Her current post started in October 2014 and prior to this she did body MRI and oncology Imaging Fellowship at St Bartholomew Hospital which lasted 21 months. During this, she had an extensive experience in body MRI reporting. Zahia has a subspecialty interest in genitourinary and gastrointestinal imaging.

Zahia initial radiology training was based in South Yorkshire, where she have completed the Royal College of Radiologist examination in 2012.

Before commencing radiology, she had a solid and thorough experience in medicine both on the acute and non-acute settings. This was consolidated by obtaining Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2009.