Dr Bola Owolabi National Specialty Advisor Older People and Integrated Person Centred Care

Organisation: NHS England and NHS Improvement

Location: Midlands

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About me

Bola is a GenerationQ Fellow, Deputy Medical Director at Derbyshire Community Health NHS FT & National Specialty Advisor at NHS England and NHS Improvement 

Bola Owolabi has held various clinical and leadership roles during the course of her career, including GP Partner, Clinical Commissioning Group ( CCG) Clinical Lead and STP Lead for Frailty and End of Life Care. She led the development of the Derbyshire Community Frailty Model, an anticipatory model with  a focus on frailty identification, population segmentation, holistic needs assessment and personalised care planning. 

As Deputy Medical Director of Derbyshire Community Health Services (DCHS) NHS Foundation Trust, she led the development and implementation of the Trust's Frailty and End of Life Care strategies.

In her National role, she works as part of the Primary Care Directorate and Ageing Well Programme, contributing to the development of  new standards in Community Services  and Primary Care Networks to drive up quality in the care of people residing in care homes, people in community settings through an anticipatory approach and an urgent community response. 



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