About Us

The Croydon GP Collaborative (CGPC) is a forward thinking and passionate independent healthcare provider. CGPC was created by 55 Croydon GP Practices and covers approximately 392,000 patients.

What We Do

The Croydon GP Collaborative is an organisation that was formed in response to the growing need for change and collaborative working within General Practice. CGPC aims to become a positive force within the local health and social care system that can transform the way services are provided to the local population.

We run a variety of services which are commissioned by Croydon Health Servies, Croydon CCG and Public Health. They include, Dermatology, Anticoagulation, Domicilary Car Service, OOH and Enhanced Access Service hubs.

Vision & mission

Vision & mission

Our Vision

With all care beginning in Primary Care, CGPC will support and encourage collaboration to ensure GP services remain at the heart of local communities to deliver high quality, patient-focused healthcare.


Our Mission

To deliver excellent services based in the community, enabling meaningful investment and collaboration amongst our member Practices to support the long-term sustainability of General Practice locally.

Our Objectives

Our objectives are to:

  • Deliver patient centred care in an efficient way, out of hospital, locally, in line with patient need and the strategic direction of NHS Croydon CCG and the South West London Sustainability and Transformation Plan. 
  • Improve quality of life for GPs and over time, achieve greater financial sustainability overall for the participating Croydon practices.
  • Provide a primary care contracting vehicle at scale to allow Croydon GPs to participate in emerging schemes.
  • Provide innovative tools to support people in self-care and improve access and equity across Croydon.
  • Through the Croydon Community Education Provider Network (CEPN), create rewarding and fulfilling career developing opportunities for Primary Care clinicians to improvement and retention locally.
  • Over time to become the multi-speciality community provider of choice in Croydon.

Vision & mission

CEO - Gill Biju


The Board

The Croydon GP Collaborative Board comprises of the following persons:

Name Job Title Role Responsibilities
Dr Gaj Sivadhas General Practitioner Chair & Medical Director SIRO & Caldicott Guardian
Primary Care at Scale (PAaS) Lead
Teresa Chapman Managing Partner Director HR, CEPN and Practice Quality Improvement
James Cross Practice Manager Director Contracts, Finance & Information Lead
Dr Anna Clarke General Practitioner Director One Croydon Alliance and Integrated Care


Support Staff

CGPC's programme of work is delivered by 3 'Pods'; GP Federating, Service Delivery and Corporate. All pods overlap one another to ensure CGPC achieves it's objectives. The following key staff work within each Pod:

  • Tracey Murphy - Business Assistant
  • Natalie Lemans - Head of Finance 
  • Maria Chambers - Finance Assistant 
Service Delivery
  • Dr Rob Fletcher - Clinical Lead - UCC
  • Hasan Alogaily - Clinical Lead - OOHs
  • Richard Hutchinson - OOHs Operations Manager
  • Arnav Chaudhury - Programme Manager
  • Cassandra Suttle - Administrator
GP Federating
  • Alison Lawton - Project / Programme Manager
  • Dr Karthiga Gengatharan - CEPN Chair
  • Khateja Malik - Interim Training Hub Manager
  • Carolyn Bond - Learning & Development Support Manager

Vision & mission

If you have any questions about the Croydon GP Collaborative, or you would like to know more about the services we offer, how to make a compliment or complaint, then you can do so via our contact us page.

Delivering for Croydon
Age UK
One Croydon

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