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Patience Okorie

Patience Okorie

Patience has been a GP in Crawley for nearly ten years and works in Leacroft Medical Practice. She has also worked as Clinical Lead for Paediatric and Maternity services with the Crawley CCG since 2015,  having worked in Paediatrics  before becoming a GP.

Patience has an interest in improving services for young people  and women of Crawley and in 2016 piloted the PaceSetter initiative at the Leacroft Medical practice in collaboration with the Crawley CCG - The PaceSetter Project was a quality Mark initiative for NHS services in Primary Care for children and young people championed by the South East Coast Strategic clinical network. This initiative was nominated finalist for a national award in 2017 (Patient Experience Network Award)

In her spare time Patience volunteers at a local church in Crawley helping with children’s activities including a holiday club in the summer.