Sunderland West

Sunderland West



Our team for Sunderland West

Lesley Blakeston

West locality practice manager (joint role)

Dr Fadi Khalil

Sunderland West Locality Executive GP Lead and Clinical Vice-Chair

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Dr Khalil is  an experienced GP trainer and partner at the Broadway Medical Practice. He moved to the North East after graduating in Egypt in 2002. He has been part of the team leading on Sunderland’s Vanguard Programme and the development of the All Together Better Alliance.

He was appointed to the CCG’s Governing Body in 2015, and subsequently elected in 2016, and is currently the Clinical Vice-Chair of Sunderland CCG and the Medical Director of ATB.

Dr Khalil is passionate about integrated care and providing high quality, seamless, proactive care to the people of Sunderland. He has led on multiple initiatives such as the establishment of GP federations, development of the enhanced health in care homes programme and alignment of practices to care homes.

He successively implemented wound care hubs across the city with partners, and has been the clinical lead for primary care within the CCG for a number of years.

He continues to support the various General Practice and PCN initiatives, and has spearheaded the primary care response to the COVID pandemic and the successful COVID vaccination programme. Dr Khalil is currently leading on community mental health transformation in Sunderland.


April Place

Sunderland East locality practice nurse

Suzanne Watson

Locality Commissioning Manager - Sunderland West