Leah Gallon

Associate Director - Strategic Programmes (Primary Care, Medicines Optimisation and Cardiovascular Disease)

Leah Gallon is one of our Associate Directors for Strategic Programmes and is overseeing the Cardiovascular Disease Programme, Medicines Optimisation Programme and Primary care Programme. Leah has joined us from an acute NHS trust where she was the Clinical Service Manager for Therapies and during the Covid pandemic, Leah worked as Silver command and the Trust Covid Operational Lead.

Prior to this she has worked in both acute and community NHS settings around Hampshire. Leah is a respiratory physiotherapist by background. She has worked in a variety of roles including clinical, operational, transformation and programme lead. She has delivered large scale projects, across systems and has been involved in improving patient pathways, bringing in new digital options and ways of working. Leah is passionate about making a difference in the NHS after starting her career as a physiotherapist and wanting to improve the quality of care for patients. She is using her skills developed across various roles to make a wider difference within the NHS across the Wessex region.

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Currently working on...

Lipid Management and FH

The NHS Long Term Plan (LTP) highlights cardiovascular prevention and detection of familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) as ... Find out more >

Medicines Optimisation

Wessex Academic Health Science Network (WAHSN) is the national lead for the AHSNs’ Medicines Optimisation (MO) Programme a... Find out more >

Primary Care Programme

There is no shortage of innovation in the NHS, but too often innovations do not have the reach or impact that would be exp... Find out more >