Dr Agnelo Fernandes

GP Borough Lead for Croydon

Dr Agnelo Fernandes is a GP in Thornton Heath, Croydon. His interests include minor surgery, dermatology, and quality improvement of health services through innovation and transformation. He is a GP Trainer and appraiser, a member of the Croydon Local Medical Committee, and a Governor at Royal Russell School, Croydon.

Agnelo is also the Chair of NHS England’s pan-London NHS 111 Clinical Governance group, the National GP Lead for Urgent & Emergency Care for the Royal College of General Practitioners (UK), and Chair of the National Intercollegiate Clinical Governance group for NHS Pathways.

He was awarded the MBE for “services to Medicine and Healthcare” by Her Majesty the Queen (2004), Fellowship of the Royal College of General Practitioners (2006), and his practice attained the highest honour of the Royal College of General Practitioners “Quality Practice Award” (2010).

In his role as the GP Borough Lead for Croydon Agnelo chairs several groups including the Urgent Care Working Group, Strategic Transformation Board, and Prevention, Self Care and Shared Decision-Making steering group. He is also the Vice Chair of Croydon’s Health and Wellbeing Board.