Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff



Kevin Parker

Kevin Parker is our newly appointed CEO of BEDOC. Kevin has over 30 years strategic and operational experience within Primary, Secondary and Social Care, which has included managing two large out of hours GP services, and project managing complex service redesigns for numerous NHS organisations. Kevin has also been a Director of two charities supporting a range of service users with complex needs.

Information & Clinical Governance Manager 

Helen Barker

Helen Barker has worked for BEDOC since 2010, and recently started in her new position as Information and Clinical Governance Manager. 

Lead Nurse 

Lesley Quinn

Lesley Quinn is the newly appointed lead nurse for BEDOC. Lesley's role encompasses a variety of responsibilities including conducting site visits and maintaining contact with clinicians working within BEDOC.

Extended Access Coordinator 

Melanie Harvey

Melanie Harvey works for BEDOC as our Extended Access Coordinator.

Medical Director 

John Kedward

Dr John Kedward is our Medical Director at BEDOC. John has 27 years experience working as a GP and currently practices as a GP in Bedfordshire. His role has also included extensive work in GP education and training, and for many years has supported the GP Out of Hours Service. 

Operations Manager 

Alison Ryder


Alison Ryder joined our team at BEDOC in July 2018 as our Operations Manager. Alison brought with her  21 years experience within in Practice Management. Her role within BEDOC involves her  overseeing all the Rota’s, shift fill, and conducting site visits associated with the Extended Access Service.

Medicines Management Lead 

Sarah Morrish

Sarah Morrish is our newly appointed medicines management lead at BEDOC.

MDT Coordinator 

Eileen Bodsworth

Elieen is one of our MDT Coordinators, working closely with Alison to arrnage meetings and ensure cohseive communciation across all our services. 


Adedayo Kuku

Dr Dayo Kuku is Chair of BEDOC and a practising GP. She has supported BEDOC for many years and we welcome her invalubale experience and support. 

Finance Manager 

Tracey Caton


Tracey Caton is our Finance Manager for BEDOC. Tracey was originally involved in the project managing of the Extended Access service, but now fully focuses on finance. 

Medical Secretary 

Mary Jones

Mary Jones works for BEDOC as our medical secretary, following years of experience in general practice. She joined BEDOC at the end of last year.

Meet Chantelle - BEDOC's Social Prescriber

Patients can be referred to BEDOC's Social Prescriber by their own GP/Nurses/Care Navigators for an appointment for support with:

  • Housing Solutions
  • Emotional Wellbeing
  • Healthly Lifestyle
  • Work, Volunteering and activities 
  • Managing Money and welfare issues
  • Support with Long term conditions

Please contact your own surgery for further information