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Contact PCREF

Meet the team

Over 60 people are regularly involved with PCREF. This includes a mix of service users, carers, community members and Trust staff.

Below are the people who lead key parts of our PCREF approach:

  • Dr Jacqui Dyer and Zoë Reed: Joint Strategic Leads for PCREF
  • Paulene Samuels: Chair of the PCREF Community Action Group
  • Annette Davis: Chair of the PCREF Service Users and Carers Group
  • Shania Ruddock: Deputy Director, PCREF and Chair of the PCREF Staff Network

Partnership Teams


  • Paulene Samuels / Cordwell Thomas: Community Co-Leads
  • DuVonne Solomon: Service User and Carer Lead
  • Mahir Demir / Judy Newman: Senior Staff Leads


  • Michelle Nembhard / Steve Lawrence: Community Co-Leads
  • Brenda Onatade / Kelvin Wheelan: Service User and Carer Co-Leads
  • Simone Myers: Senior Staff Lead


  • Paulette Taylor: Community Lead
  • Leroy McAnuff: Service User and Carer Lead
  • Dr Kevin Vento: Senior Staff Lead


  • Saidat Oketunde: Community Lead
  • Annette Davis / Anthony Taylor: Service User and Carer Co-Leads
  • Dr Lorraine Gordon: Senior Staff Lead

Forensic Services

  • Felisha Dussard: Community Lead
  • Tanya-Louise Graham Matt: Service User and Carer Lead
  • Alimamy Kargbo / Dr Gerard Drennan: Senior Staff Co-Leads

Other services

  • David Grafton: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Senior Staff Lead
  • Nicola Gower: Psychological Medicine and Older Adults (PMOA) Senior Staff Lead

Get in touch and get involved

We would love to hear from you and are always welcoming new people to get involved with our PCREF programme. There are a number of ways to do this, including:

  • Signing up to the PCREF mailing list
  • Joining the PCREF Community Action Group Network or Independent Advisory Group (IAGs) in your local borough
  • Attending the monthly, PCREF Service Users and Carers Network
  • Supporting the PCREF Staff Network
  • Attending our PCREF Lunch and Learn sessions and events

Please email us on PCREFapproach@slam.nhs.uk

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