Meet the Authors

Our Clinical Team

Arup Paul

Dr Arup Paul, AXA PPP healthcare deputy Chief Medical Officer Arup is passionate about achieving population level health excellence through strategic analysis, design, innovation and implementation. As a former NHS GP Partner, NHS Clinical Commissioning Group Lead, NHS England advisor and Chief Operating Officer for a leading rehabilitation & case management service provider, he’s applied his skills in both the public and private healthcare sectors. Dr Paul joined AXA PPP healthcare in 2017 where his responsibilities include developing new models of care delivery to improve member experience and clinical outcomes.

Eugene Farrell

With 30 years’ experience in the UK healthcare arena (both public and private), Eugene provides thought leadership for AXA and is our mental health lead. Media writer, blogger and tweeter, and a key figure in Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP) industry. He regularly provides health and wellbeing consultancy and training services to major employers around the world, including stress, resilience, work life balance, policy development, crisis management and business continuity. Away from work Eugene volunteers as an instructor, coach and instructor trainer for the British Sub Aqua Club (BSAC) and has conducted thousands of dives including very deep technical diving expeditions.

Evelyn Wallace

Evelyn, a Registered General Nurse, is Operations Manager of AXA PPP healthcare’s Cancer Care team, where she is responsible for ensuring excellent customer service and continuing development of the team. Evelyn began her nursing career in 1979, qualifying as an RGN working in gynaecology, going on to train as a midwife in 1980 and then gaining comprehensive clinical experience through working in various disciplines in the NHS. She has also gained a wide breadth of experience in case management over 25 years of work in the health insurance sector. Evelyn’s experience in Cancer Care was recognised by AXA PPP healthcare’s when she joined in 2007 to help establish and develop the new Cancer Care team. She was appointed as Clinical Manager in 2010 and continues to ensure the team have up to date clinical knowledge to deliver excellent customer service.

Jan Vickery

A chartered physiotherapist and ergonomist, Jan is head of clinical operations for AXA PPP healthcare’s specialist Health Services division, where she leads its musculoskeletal and psychological services. She sits on the ethics committee of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine and is a past member of the board of directors of the Council for Work and Health. Jan graduated with a BSc in physiotherapy from the University of Cape Town in 1993 and worked in South Africa for a short while before relocating to Michigan in the USA where she began her first work in occupational rehabilitation. She subsequently moved to the UK where she completed an MSc in health ergonomics at the Robens Centre for Health Ergonomics at the University of Surrey in 2000. Jan has extensive experience of the management of musculoskeletal health and has experience across a wide variety of employment settings, including aviation, financial services, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, retail and the NHS. Her understanding of musculoskeletal pathology and expertise in ergonomics give her a powerful insight into effectively managing work-related musculoskeletal issues.

Mark Winwood

Dr Mark Winwood is a leading psychologist, and Director of Psychological Services for AXA PPP healthcare’s specialist Health Services division. He holds associate fellowship and chartership with the British Psychological Society and is accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council. He is also a chartered scientist. With AXA PPP healthcare Mark focuses on developing clinical and operational frameworks to allow the joint delivery of evidence based psychological care across its wellbeing and medical services. Prior to joining AXA PPP healthcare, Mark worked as senior psychologist in the NHS and has many years of clinical experience and research expertise. Mark also works in clinical practice in London.

Andrew Walsh

Our external podiatrist.

Our Health@Hand Team

Ashley Leitner Murphy

Specialism: Pharmacist

Debbie Hawkins

Specialism: Nurse

Emma Cronin

Specialism: Nurse/Midwife

Gemma Middleton

Specialism: Pharmacist

Jeorgeana Lass

Specialism: Pharmacist

Himaunshika "Hema" Love

Specialism: Pharmacist

Jackie Hall

Specialism: Nurse/Midwife

Jason Webb

Specialism: Nurse

Jo Poolman

Specialism: Nurse

Lane Wells

Specialism: Nurse

Lindsay Mulley

Specialism: Nurse

Louise Greatex

Specialism: Nurse

Maria Yiangou

Specialism: Pharmacist

Mena Panaite

Specialism: Nurse

Nikki Lichtblau Porges

Specialism: Nurse and Menopause Specialist

Pedro Santos

Specialism: Nurse

Rhiannon Eyre

Specialism: Nurse

Rosie Henley

Specialism: Nurse/Midwife

Sarah Brown

Specialism: Nurse

Our Proactive Health Team

Alex Read

Specialism: Physiologist

Amy Creedon

Specialism: Physiologist
Qualifications: BSc Psychology & MSc Health

Anna Fountain

Specialism: Junior Physiologist
Qualifications: BSc Sport and Exercise Science

Anthony Glock

Specialism: Junior Physiologist
Qualifications: BSc Sport and Exercise Science, MSc Sport and Exercise Nutrition & Qualified Personal Trainer

Dan Craig

Specialism: Physiologist
Qualifications: MSc Exercise and Sports Sciences & Certified Nutrition Coach

Dan Poulter

Specialism: Physiologist
Qualifications: BSc Sport and Exercise Science

Dan Webster

Specialism: Programme Lead Physiologist
Qualifications: BSc Sport and Exercise Science

Edward Wiggins

Specialism: Physiologist
Qualifications: Details coming soon

Emma Mudge

Specialism: Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner
Qualifications: BSc Applied Psychology & PGCert Advanced Practice in Psychological Wellbeing

Finlay Haswell

Specialism: Junior Physiologist
Qualifications: BSc Sports and Exercise Science, Published paper in Psychology of Sport and Exercise & Fitness Instructor (L2)

Gabbie Avola

Specialism: Physiologist
Qualifications: BSc Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation & MSc Clinical Exercise and Physiology

George Hucker

Specialism: Programme Lead Physiologist
Qualifications: BSc Sports and Exercise Science & MSc Applied Exercise Physiology

Georgina Camfield

Specialism: Nutritionist
Qualifications: BSc Sport and Exercise Science & MSc Human Nutrition & Registered (ANutr) & Fitness Instructor

Jemelle Carpenter-Gayle

Specialism: Physiologist
Qualifications: BSc Sports and Exercise Science & MSc Strength Conditioning

Jermaine Izukanne

Specialism: Junior Physiologist
Qualifications: BSc Sports and Exercise Science

Lauren Davenport

Specialism: Junior Physiologist
Qualifications: BSc Physiology & MSc Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation & Qualified Personal Trainer

Louise McKee

Specialism: Physiologist
Qualifications: BSc Sport and Exercise Science

Luke Weston

Specialism: Junior Physiologist
Qualifications: BSc Sports and Exercise & MSc Strength Conditioning & Qualified Personal Trainer

Lydia Johnson

Specialism: Senior Physiologist
Qualifications: MSc Sport Science and Exercise Physiology

Melinda Noufal

Specialism: Physiologist
Qualifications: BSc Physiology and Sports Science & Gym Instructor

Raj Kundhi

Specialism: Physiologist
Qualifications: BSc Nutrition, Food and Health & Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr)

Rhys Clark

Specialism: Physiologist & Mental Health First Aid Instructor
Qualifications: MSc Exercise Physiology, Diploma in Sport and Exercise Nutrition & Personal Trainer

Rosie Irving

Specialism: Junior Physiologist
Qualifications: BSc Sport and Exercise Science & MSc Clinical Exercise Physiologist

Sarah Kemp

Specialism: Health and Wellbeing Programme Manager
Qualifications: BSc Sport Science and Personal Training & MSc Physical Activity, Nutrition and Health Promotion & Qualified PT & Exercise Referral Specialist & Level 1-3 Cheerleading Coach

Stephanie Golding

Specialism: Senior Physiologist & Mental Health First Aid Trainer
Qualifications: BSc Sport and Exercise Science & Cycling Coach

Tom Browne

Specialism: Programme Lead Physiologist
Qualifications: BSc Exercise and Sport Science & MSc Sport and Health Science

Thomas Rothwell

Specialism: Programme Lead Physiologist
Qualifications: BSc Sport and Exercise Science & Msc Sport and Exercise Physiologist & Diploma in Sport and Exercise Nutrition