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Improving the quality of health in Barnet through sustainable primary care

Board Members

Dr Anuj Patel - Chair

Dr Anuj Patel is currently the Chair and Medical Director of Barnet Federated GPs and has held this position since April 2017. He is a GP Principal at Wentworth Medical Practice which has two practice sites (Finchley and Hendon). He has been a principle at this practice since 1998 having completed his training in 1997.

In 1999, he joined a group of local GP principles to set up Barndoc, the local out of hours cooperative and later became Barndoc Healthcare Ltd’s Medical Director until 2013. As a GP appraiser and a GP tutor he is passionate about the sustainability of quality, locally provided care, and the continuation of a compassionate, knowledgeable workforce for Barnet patients.

Dr Thivyan Thiruudaian - Director

Dr Thivyan Thiruudaian is a GP partner at Millway Medical Practice in Mill Hill. His medical interests include education (currently a GP trainer), diabetes and musculoskeletal medicine. His vision is of a collaborated and unified provision of healthcare for patients in their local area. In his spare time, he enjoys watching sports and is an avid football fan, as well as cricket.

Dr Leena Mistry - Director

Dr Leena Mistry qualified in 1999 from Kings College London and has been a GP in North West London since completing training. She has a special interest in Gynaecology and currently works at the Jai Medical Centre in Edgware.

Leena has been involved with the Federation since its infancy and is keen to see it develop further to provide high quality care for all Barnet residents. She has two young children and is a Barnet resident therefore committed to ensuring the success of the Federation.

Caroline O'Dwyer MSc - Director

Caroline has been working within the NHS over 2 decades her experience provides great insight into the challenges and opportunities faced in general Practice. Caroline is the Practice manager for Barnet’s largest Practice, Oaklodge medical centre, and has recently passed on her roles as Co-Chair of the Barnet practice Managers and the non-clinical educational lead in order to focus on the Federation work.

Caroline has completed a  masters in leadership and she is focused to use these skills to develop support for practices, building resilience and encourage collaborative working. She is passionate about involving patients in shaping and developing patient care in the borough.

When Caroline is not working she likes to stay active by swimming, walking and running. She enjoys challenging herself by partaking in charity walk events and is a regular attender at Parkrun.

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