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Trustee Profiles

Vernon Cressey (FCIS)

Trustee since December 2005. Appointed Chair of the Board in November 2014. Former Director of Administration, Greater Manchester Police and former City Administrator, Manchester City Council. Company Secretary of Millgate Arts Centre, Deputy Chair of Oasis Academy Oldham. Key skill areas – administration, business management, strategic planning, organisational development, leadership, contracts and negotiations, governance, building project management, volunteer work and policies.

Mirriam Lawton (FCIPD)

Director since July 2011. Appointed Vice Chair of the Board in January 2015. Former Deputy Chief Executive, Tameside MBC. Accredited ACAS mediator. Key skill areas - employment law and practices, human resources, organizational development, appraisals, recruitment and staff training.

Sue Briscall

Director since April 2014. Retired from Pennine Acute Trust in June 2014. Worked for nearly 37 years at the Trust, mainly on the Orthopaedic unit as the Manager. Towards the end of Sue's career she worked as a discharge co-ordinator for Orthopaedics/Surgical/ Gastroenterology and Vascular wards. During this secondment part of her role was fast tracking terminally ill patients with the Macmillan team. Also worked with the Complaints department for a short period of time.

Sally Deaville (MSc, BSc, PGCE, Nurse Clinician)

Director since April 2014. Currently Head of Operations for GTD Healthcare. Formerly, Deputy Head of Commissioning, Bury CCG and various roles within Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. Background in acute care nursing, education and management.

Gordon Russell

Director since April 2014. Director of Dr Kershaw's Hospice (Trading) Limited. Former Retail Development Director of Littlewoods Stores Ltd (1999-2004) following a successful 37 year career with the company; Executive Director with Pearson and Hinchliffe (2004 – 2007). Key skill areas – business management, sales and marketing, organizational development, strategic planning and leadership.

Jonathan Lipton

Director since January 2015. A Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon in the independent sector, previously with the Royal Oldham Hospital and then Pennine Acute Trust for over 21 years.

Anne Sykes (JP, DL)

Director since May 2011. Founder member and Chair of Saddleworth Cancer Research UK. Magistrate since 1989 and member of the Probation Liaison Committee. Former non- executive director of the Oldham NHS Trust and the Pennine Care NHS Trust. Key skill areas – administration, community engagement, complaints procedures, fundraising, governance and volunteer work. provides accurate and independent information on more than 24,000 prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines and natural products. Augmentin 875 dosage Doctors may ask people to stop taking certain supplements or medications while on the antibiotics, if possible. Higher Css was found in patients with metformin monotherapy, while patients with longer duration of metformin use had significantly higher Css became the only parameter that influenced FBG level (P < 0.05). Metformin weight loss pcos Losing weight is tough on the road.