NHS 70 MK small

Simon Lloyd



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 Saurav Bhardwaj

Consultant in Emergency Medicine - MBBS, DEM, FRCEM

Appointed: September 2017

Dr Bhardwaj pursued their Core EM training from India-Apollo Hyderabad and after passing the MRCEM in the year 2012, joined as a Senior Clinical Fellow at John Radcliffe, Oxford University Hospital NHS trust.

After one year of working as a SCF, Dr Bhardwaj joined the higher speciality training in Emergency Medicine under the Oxford deanery and successfully completed their FRCEM in August 2017 and have been working as a substantive consultant since then.

Dr Bhardwaj has a special interest in teaching and simulation and has completed courses in simulation. He is currently planning to join a post graduate certificate in simulation and was recently appointed as a Regional Simulation Lead for Oxford Deanery.

Dr Bhardwaj's other area of special interest is Clinical Leadership and he is looking to join a post graduate degree in leadership and management.

Dr Vinod Kumar Daripally

Consultant Respiratory Physician - MBBS, MRCP, MRCP (R Med)

Appointed: June 2017

Dr Daripally completed his registrar training at the Glenfield Hospital, East Midlands Deanery.

Dr Daripally has a particular special interest in Lung Cancer, EBUS (EndoBronchial UltraSound), and Pleural Diseases.

He is the Deputy Lung Cancer Lead, and Pleural Lead at MKUH.

Dr Shoma Banerjee

Consultant Rheumatologist - MBBS, MRCP

Appointed: August 2017

Dr Banerjee graduated from St.George’s Hospital Medical School in 2006. Dr Banerjee then trained in rheumatology through the Oxford Deanery, having had placements at the Buckinghamshire NHS Trust, Wexham Park Hospital, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre and Great Western Hospital as well having undertaken a LAT post at St.Mary’s Hospital on the Isle of Wight.

Dr Banerjee has interests including the whole scope of rheumatic diseases and is currently developing dedicated clinics in osteoporosis and joint injections which will lend itself very well to training and teaching. 

Dr Banerjee makes a regular commitment to teaching first year students clinical skills and plans to develop this position into a formal role. She is working towards obtaining the Diploma in Occupational Medicine with a view to developing a further sub-specialty interest in Occupational medicine in those with rheumatic diseases.

Dr Veeresh Patil

Respiratory Consultant - MRCP (Gen Med), MSc, MRCP (Res Med)

Appointed: 2016

Dr Patil graduated in medicine from South India and completed his General Medicine training (SHO) in Scotland and Bristol. Dr Patil undertook respiratory training from the East of England Deanery, with the specialist respiratory training (Lung Cancer and Sleep medicine) being at Papworth Hospital. Dr Patil completed research in Asthma and Allergy at The David Hide Asthma and Allergy centre on Isle of Wight with University of Southampton.

Dr Patil has a particular interest in interventional respiratory procedures and currently runs the Endobronchial Ultrasound service at MKUH. He further has an interest in Adult Allergy and Asthma and plans to establish these services at MK.

Dr Patil is actively involved in teaching and regularly teaches sessions for University of Buckingham Medical students.

He has a special interest in research and has published in peer reviewed journals in the field.

Professor Simon Bowman

Dr S Bowman

Consultant Rheumatologist - PhD, FRCP

Appointed: October 2017

Dr Bowman is a University College London (UCL) Medical Graduate. He completed his SHO and Registrar training in London. He undertook his Senior Registrar training at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Oxford. Dr Bowman became a Senior Lecturer and then Consultant Rheumatologist in Birmingham, since 2003 at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. He is an Honorary Consultant of the Sjögren’s clinic. In October 2017, he moved to Milton Keynes University Hospital. 

Dr Bowman has a particular special interest in Clinical Research.