Dr Sharon Raymond

GP, safeguarding professional and director of Covid Crisis Rescue Foundation

Biography


Finalist for the Daily Express/ Amplifon 2020 Coronavirus Hero of the Year award. Winner Inspirational Woman 2020. Finalist GP of the Year 2020.
Highly experienced out of hours/ 111 General practitioner, with extensive clinical leadership experience in a Primary Care setting, Dr. Raymond is also a Named GP for Safeguarding Children for 2 London CCGs, a medical member of the first tier social entitlement tribunal, a GMC Associate and an NHS GP appraiser.

Dr Raymond has authored and delivers an RCGP accredited course on golden rules for clinicians working in the unscheduled care setting. She runs bespoke safeguarding children and adults training for organisations within the NHS and education, including previously in conjunction with the GMC and local ccgs, and provides safeguarding consultancy for organisations. She lectures and publishes articles on safeguarding, in particular FGM, on which she has authored a guide book for professionals., and dedicated to raising awareness of this form abuse, and identifying approaches to ending FGM by working jointly with key stakeholders. She is director of the Covid Crisis Rescue Foundation, which has supplied PPE to NHS and other frontline professionals, and she has devised and set up novel services covering London – the Covid Cab Service, the Urgent Oximeter Response Service, and the Vaxi Taxi pop up vaccination project. The Urgent Oximeter Response Service is the first service of its kind, delivering oxygen saturation probes to any patient in London within 90 minutes of a request being made to the hotline, all day, every day. She has worked on developing a novel medical app, and works in a consultancy role in the development of a Covid related website. Most recently she has developed the Vaxi Taxi Project delivering vaccination pop ups for under served cohorts in collaboration with the Faiths Forum and the LFB. This initiative has been recognised in national and international media, and by the U.K. government’s Vaccine Minister.

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