Clinical Effectiveness Group

The Clinical Effectiveness Group Purpose

The purpose of the CEG is to ensure Auckland PHO is accountable for continuously improving the quality of its services and safeguarding high standards of care by creating an environment of excellence.


The group provides oversight for:

  • Clinical effectiveness
  • Quality assurance
  • Provider education and development
  • Clinical audit that leads to continuing quality improvement
  • Risk management
  • Research and development


CEG Members:

  • Barbara Stevens (CEO – Auckland PHO)
  • Dr Charlotte Harris (Chair & Clinical Director – Auckland PHO)
  • Carol Ennis (Clinical Quality Manager – Auckland PHO)
  • Alison Brown (Clinical Advisor – Auckland PHO)
  • Dr Lisa Eskildsen (GP – Calder Centre)
  • Dr Vikas Sethi (GP – Prana Family Health)
  • Dr Garsing Wong (GP – Auckland Central Medical and Health Centre)
  • Dr Richard Davies (GP – Calder Centre)
  • Dr Alistair Somerville (GP – Cairnhill Health Centre)
  • Jayme Kitiona (Practice Nurse – Piritahi Hau Ora Trust)
  • Maria Kekus (Nurse Practitioner – Health Connections)
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