Meet the team
The team behind My Health West Essex, is made up of highly experienced healthcare professionals and non-clinical staff.
All with different skills and backgrounds, they have one shared goal -
"To improve the way we connect with our west Essex communities. Delivering healthcare services and information that is relevant and timely"
Dr Christine Moss
Christine has been a GP in Buckhurst Hill for 23 years and is currently Clinical Director for West Essex CCG.
Also the clinical lead for the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, St Barts and the London contracts, she became involved in improving health outcomes in west Essex.
Christine leads on Patient Safety, Safeguarding Adults and Cancer services.
Dr Sara Astbury
Macmillan GP and GP Associate Advisor for Essex
Sara first registered with the General Medical Council in 2000.
Apart from general medical services, Sara has an interest in Cancer and is a Macmillan GP, she also offers diabetic care, maternity medical services, family planning and contraception services.
Macmillan Primary Care Nurse Facilitator Workforce and Education Lead Nurse
Having worked in primary care as a practice nurse since 2003, Emma's passion has driven her career to encompass many other facets, both patient facing and professional.
As lead educator, she trains other healthcare professionals. And in her Macmillan role, promotes cancer awareness and support.
Emma has also been pivotal in creating "One Step at a Time" which offers cancer patients invaluable support and advice from a patient perspective.
Cancer Campaign Manager
With over 30 years experience in marketing, Iolanda recently joined the team to help them to bring all of their amazing work to life. Passionate about helping to improve the way we promote healthcare, she is always looking for new and exciting ways to keep our west Essex residents engaged and updated.