Senate Council

Dr Nnenna Osuji

Driven to lead both as a medical consultant and additionally in senior clinical leadership roles for the past four years as Associate Medical Director, Deputy Medical Director and currently Medical Director and more recently interim Deputy Chief Executive at Croydon Health Services NHS Trust, Dr. Osuji continues to pursue ever broadening scopes for strategic influence and impact on health care delivery. Her focus is on making a difference to people at individual and population levels and she continues in clinical practice as a consultant haematologist.

Dr. Osuji has been actively involved in regional and local system development propelling the narrative from transactional care to transformative, preventative and promotional care. She was co-constructor of the new models of care within the One Croydon mutli- agency Alliance and regularly represents the Trust at both Acute Provider Collaborations and the South West London Health and Care Partnership providing strategic contributions including co-chairing the Maternity task and finish group, and successfully working with regional Medical Directors to define and document criteria for clinical acute sustainability. She remains an active member of the Local Transformation Board for Croydon – the local arm of STP/HCP delivery and currently chairs the systems wide Professional cabinet.

As a champion for medicines management she previously chaired the Medicines Management Committee of the Trust for over three years, stood up a multi-disciplinary, active and effective medication safety group, and currently remains a member of the Croydon Prescribing Committee overseeing system-based medicines solutions. She is an active committee member of the NCRN Chemotherapy and Pharmacy Advisory Service.

Dr. Osuji is the Caldicott guardian and Responsible Officer for her organization overseeing and signing off privacy impact assessments for new audit, research and data sharing arrangements and providing sensible, informed, ethical direction as increasingly complex data sharing agreements are raised in this era of collaborative working bounded by the need for robust governance GDPR compliance. She remains committed to teaching, research and academia having previously delivered blended learning solutions to emerging NHS leaders whilst an associate lecturer with the NHS Leadership Academy/Open University/Hays group Mary Seacole Programme. She remains a member of the Society for Education and Training and sits on their Code of Practice panel, as well as regularly instructing on Hospital Major Incident Management courses.

Dr. Osuji joined the London Clinical Senate Council in May 2019.