Meet the Team

Meet The Team - MKGP Plus Ltd

Dr Adam Staten - Chair

Adam Staten is a GP partner at the Red House Surgery in Bletchley where he has worked since 2016. He trained at Cambridge University and King's College London, and completed a short service commission in the Royal Army Medical Corps before returning to the NHS for GP training.

He first started working for MKGP in 2017 in the role of Medical Director and took over as Chair in September 2019.


Andrew Harrington - CEO

Andrew is an Executive Leader with over thirty years’ experience in health and care.
He has worked within the domains of acute, community and mental health provision, in commissioning and national as Chief Nurse for Guernsey.

He is a qualified nurse and executive coach.

Andrew believes passionately in integration and working at scale. Together we are all stronger and can achieve much more, and cost a lot less.

Dr Neil Douse - Finance Director

Dr Neil Douse is originally from Bletchley, and having worked as a junior doctor at MKUH became a partner at the Stonedean Practice in Stony Stratford in 1998, and has worked there full time since then.

Neil has been a director for MKGP Limited since its formation and is the Treasurer and Vice-Chair.

Francine Godrich - Company Secretary

Francine Godrich is qualified solicitor with 14 years’ experience, the last 7 of which were spent working as a legal adviser to Primary Care providers. Francine has a proven track record of ensuring that the legal requirements of an organisation are met and is an experienced company secretary and non-executive director.

Francine believes that health systems which focus on Primary Care delivery make for better health outcomes for patients and is keen to support the Federation in its mission to offer improved access and extended services to patients and integrating Primary Care in wider health and community services.​

Dr Kirsty Creed – Medical Director

Dr Kirsty Creed qualified in 2012 from Southampton University and has spent time during her training in both primary and secondary care.

Kirsty now works as a salaried GP at  Whaddon Medical Centre where she has a special interest in Palliative Care and is one of the Safeguarding leads. Kirsty also works in Urgent Care, enjoying the variety and breadth of experience these different roles allow.

Steve Kemp - Deputy CEO

Steve joined the Federation in May 2017 as a project manager focused upon the set-up of the company, then in February 2018 he was appointed as Executive Head of Change Programmes.

Steves introduction to the Federation came following his role as programme manager for the Prime Minister’s Challenge Fund here in Milton Keynes. Steve and his family have recently moved to the area, and he is determined to make a difference for all the residents of Milton Keynes

Meenu Dua - Senior Finance Manager

Meenu moved over from MKUCS and joined the Federation in April 2018 as a Management Accountant. She is a certified Chartered Accountant with over 7 years of experience in various fields of finance and working in the NHS. She has been handling the payments section of GPAF and is keen to make a positive contribution to the Federation.

Michelle Danks - Clinical Lead – Nursing, Governance and Transformation

Clare Briars - Operations Manager

Clare joined The Federation in October 2018. She has worked in the NHS for approximately 15 years starting out as a GP receptionist and working up to being a Practice Manager.

She has a wealth of experience with regard to CQC having experienced numerous inspections and this puts her in good stead to share this learning with member practices.

Sarah Riley - Corporate Business and Engagement Manager

Sarah joined the Federation in March 2018. She has over 10 years office experience and brings her enthusiasm for organisation and engagement to the Federation.


Jan Curtis - Office Administrator

Jan joined MKGP Plus in February 2020

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