ProCare Health Limited
Board of Directors
ProCare’s corporate entity is ProCare Health Ltd (PHL), which has a board of directors drawn from all areas of the medical and clinical governance sectors. To read our Board Charter, click here.
Dr Harley Aish
Harley Aish started his career as a general practitioner in Otara in 1997. Past roles include director of Southmed IPA and ProCare Health Ltd, and director and later chair of ProCare Networks Ltd. He served on the executive of IPAC, was part of the team for the PSAAP PHO contract negotiations and a member of the PHO Performance Programme Governance Group. He was actively involved in the Greater Auckland Integrated Health Network (GAIHN) as a clinical champion for the High-Risk Individual Workstream. He is also a director of Medical Assurance Society and Howick Baptist Healthcare (HBH). In between, he still loves to serve patients in Otara.
Dr Stephanie Taylor
Dr Stephanie Taylor was elected to the board, effective 1 December 2017. Dr Taylor is a GP and partner at St Heliers Medical where she has practiced since 2004, previously working in general practice in Wellington and South Auckland. In addition to her role on the ProCare board Dr Taylor is an examiner for the RNZCGP, having previously been part of their Education Advisory Group.
James has been a professional director since 2008 and has abroad range of board experience in both private and publicly listed companies. He has a keen interest in strengthening and developing New Zealand businesses through quality leadership, governance, and strategy.
James is a Chartered Accountant and was a partner at Grant Thornton where he was a business advisory services director for 18 years, specialising in small-to-medium enterprise accounting, taxation and management advice.
He is a member of the Institute of Directors and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Current directorships include NZX Listed TeamTalk, Retail Dimension, Damar Industries, HomeCare Medical, Salus Aviation and several other companies.
James is chair of ProCare’s Audit and Risk Assurance Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Governance Committee.
Dr Jan White
Jan has been in general practice in Mt Eden for 30 years, having graduated from University Of Otago in 1973. She is currently a member of ProCare’s Pacific Heath Advisory Committee (ProPa) and the Konnect Clinical Governance Group. She is deputy chair of the New Zealand Medical Association’s General Practitioner Council.
Dr Craig King
Craig King has been a member of the board since November 2015. He is a GP at Health New Lynn, which was established in 2013 from an amalgamation of four local medical centres in the wider West Auckland area. He has been practicing as a GP in the area since 1990. Craig is a key member of the PSAAP PHO contract negotiations team.
Past roles include Director Westcare Accident and Medical Clinics, Director HealthWest PHO, teacher and examiner roles for RNZCGP.
Hanne Janes has extensive commercial and legal experience, including managing start-up SMEs and strategic and economic consulting with Deloitte.
Hanne's law career has spanned a diverse range of specialities including; medical and health law, professional liability, regulatory compliance, health and safety, competition, employment, civil, and relationship litigation.
Following fifteen years at the independent bar, Hanne was instrumental in establishing a health care practice at DLA Phillips Fox in 2013. In 2015 she returned to practice as a barrister with an interest in alternative organisational dispute resolution. In 2018 Hanne was appointed Counsel assisting the Government with the Mental Health and Addiction Inquiry.
Dr Neil Hefford
Neil Hefford graduated from Auckland Medical School in 1985 and has been a GP in his own practice in Grey Lynn for 24 years. He is a director of ProCare Networks Ltd and chair of ProCare’s Clinical Governance Committee. His passion is achieving better integrated care and quality outcomes for our patient population through improved models of care, as well as improving GP work satisfaction and financial security.
Dr Francesco Lentini
Dr Francesco Lentini graduated in Italy in 1995. He moved to the UK in 1999. Qualified as a Surgeon in 2001.
He complete his training in General Practice in 2003 in London. He spent a period working in Surrey before moving to New Zealand in 2005.
He was Rural GP and Partner in Wellsford for four years, where he was also a Board Member for the local "Coast to Coast" PHO.
He is currently a Partner at the Mairangi Medical Centre.
He has been a RNCGP Teacher since 2009 and since 2014 Francesco has been working for the RNZCGP as a GPEP 1 Lead Medical Educator for the NW Auckland region. He also works as an Educational Supervisor for the NZMC and is a Primex Examiner.
June McCabe has had a diverse career in both the public and private sectors at senior levels, including 20 years of investment and banking experience. Her past and current corporate governance experience spans public, private and not-for-profit boards in the education, finance, health, housing, television and venture capital sectors. She is currently a director on the Northland District Health Board, ProCare Networks Limited, a member of ProCare’s Audit and Risk Assurance Committee and chair of the Remuneration and Governance Committee. June is also chair of the ProCare Charitable Foundation.