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Key Facts

As of July 2018 there were 7 GP practices in the area, serving a population of around 22,000 which has a higher than national average proportion of older people. The recently appointed chief officer, Sally Shaw, highlighted the development of a Strategic Commissioning Plan for 2019-2022 which seek public consultation at the beginning of next year.

Key Officials

Chief Officer: Sally Shaw
Chair: David Drever
Vice Chair: Councillor Rachael King

Latest News

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