PCT appoints GP as chairman

NHS Tameside and Glossop has appointed GP Dr Kailash Chand as the chairman of its board.

Dr Kailash Chand
Dr Kailash Chand

By Joanne Ellul

Dr Chand will replace Ian McCrae who retired in July.

John Hallsworth, vice-chairman is interim chairman until Dr Chand takes up his appointment. Before he assumes his position, Dr Chand will be retiring from his position as a GP.

Dr Kailash Chand has been a GP for over 25 years and is currently a member of the professional executive committee for NHS Tameside and Glossop.

Dr Tim Riley, chief executive of NHS Tameside and Glossop, said: ‘Kailash has shown dedication to the NHS and local community for many years and will bring a wealth of experience to our board.'



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