Dr Agnelo Fernandes MBE FRCGP

Dr Agnelo Fernandes MBE FRCGP

General Practitioner,
Parchmore Medical Centre

Currently a GP in Croydon for 30yrs, GP Trainer, Chair of NHS Croydon CCG, Chair of National NHS Pathways Clinical Governance Group, Chair of pan-London Integrated Urgent Care Clinical Governance Group and Vice Chair of the Health & Wellbeing Board in Croydon. He has a 25yr history of strategic leadership, national advisory roles as well as frontline operational experience, and publications relating to urgent, emergency and out of hour’s services. He has been Clinical Champion for Urgent Care for the RCGP, a national Medical Adviser to NHS Direct, senior clinical adviser to a prominent CQC investigation, Medical Director and Chair of a GP Out of hours service. He was awarded the MBE for “services to Medicine and Healthcare” in 2004

  • Transforming care delivery through recruitment and retention of GPs, pharmacists and nurses and reducing locum use to ensure greater continuity of care
  • Introducing social prescribing to help improve patient access and reduce demand on the practice by 20%
  • Discussing the benefit of pre-referral meetings with GPs, to support clinicians in deciding on what to refer
  • Creating a daily urgent clinic to cut down hospital admissions and increase the amount of same day consultations

Parchmore Medical Centre won the Managing Workload and Improving Access Award at the General Practice Awards 2018

Highly Commended Finalist in the Primary Care Innovation Category at the Health Service Journal Awards 2018

Finalists with Rapid GP Practice Transformation in the Primary Care Category of the BMJ Awards 2019