Dr Vell has worked in general practice for 27 years and for the NHS for 30 years. She has political, digital, business and educational leadership backgrounds.
She persevered to bring primary care providers to the GMH&SC Devolution programme and has worked as Executive medical director for primary care for the GM health and social care partnership for 6 years. She developed GP excellence as a peer based Quality Improvement and leadership development academy and connected front line primary care providers to ICS strategy.
She has recently also taken on the role of medical director for Health Innovation Manchester to spread innovation across health and care settings.
She supports, advises and works amongst GPs and is passionate about the need for front-line providers to direct strategy with an approach that tackles wider determinants of health.
She was awarded an MBE in the New Year’s honours in 2018 for her work. @TraceyVell