locality lead

locality lead

The GP in a particular region of the UK who is endorsed or elected by his or her peers to act as their mouthpiece for specific topics of common interest. Locality leads may be involved in chairing locality meetings and facilitating communication between the primary care trust and the GPs in the lead’s locality.
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From there, she rose through the ranks as a locality lead and departmental head.
Paul Williams, Stocktonon-Tees GP locality lead, won the Outstanding Improvement in Patient Experience Award; and Karen Hawkins, associate director or commissioning and delivery, won the Exceptional Contribution to a CCG Award.
Dr David Shovlin, locality lead for the west, added: "As doctors, nurses and other medical professions, working across different parts of the local NHS, we have close relationships with patients.
Dr Chris Stockport, GP and Locality Lead for North Denbighshire, on behalf of BCUHB, said: "Enhanced care is the right thing to do.
A Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board spokesman said: "Due to further staff sickness, patient safety and the need to support existing nursing staff, the locality lead doctor and nurse have decided to reduce the number of beds from 10 to 8.
Other newly inducted Queen's Nurses include locality lead co-ordinator Frances Allen and health visitors Alex Dudley and Anne Hobbs.
Dr Vaishali Nanda, the CCG's Middlesbrough locality lead, said: "It is hugely important for the CCG to work with our local groups and organisations.
The new patient reference group has been welcomed by Dr Frances Naylor, locality lead of Blyth Valley's Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group (NCCG) and a GP at Cramlington's Forum Family Practice.
Dr Ali Tahmassebi, GP locality lead for South Tees Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) said bacteria is adapting and finding ways to survive antibiotics as a result over misuse of the drugs - which are not appropriate to treat many infections that circulate at this time of year.
Mr Opperman and Coun Fearon met Dr David Shovlin, Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group's west locality Lead, and director of communications Rachel Chapman in Hexham.
Dr Ali Tahmassebi, GP locality lead for South Tees Clinical Commissioning Group, said: "Bacteria can adapt and find ways to survive the effects of antibiotics, becoming resistant so that the antibiotic no longer works.