Dr Charlotte Canniff has been a senior Clinical Leader in the Surrey system for nearly 10 years. Originally Clinical Chair of North West Surrey and more latterly of Surrey Heartlands from its inception in April 2020, she has championed the voice of Surrey citizens in all the decisions she has been engaged in. As Vice Chair of the Surrey Health and Wellbeing Board, she was integral to the development of the 10 year Health and Wellbeing Strategy and led the delivery of a cross system Palliative and End of Life Care Strategy.
Charlotte is passionate about clinical and professional leadership and engagement setting up the Surrey Heartlands Health and Care Professional Executive, influencing national strategy in this area. She has led on primary care transformation across the system and in the ongoing development of our now thriving 25 primary care networks, also working at national level with NHS England. A true clinical leader, Charlotte has supported the development of system-wide clinical networks, enabling them to thrive as active, multi-professional networks with a strong voice.
A senior partner at a large GP practice in North West Surrey, Charlotte is passionate about high quality, accessible primary care with a special interest in women’s health, paediatrics (particularly neurodiversity and child and adolescent mental health) and in managing complex frailty and end of life care. More recently she acted as the strategic clinical lead for Covid-19 including the vaccination programme, the set-up of Covid@home and virtual wards and the digital transformation of primary care.