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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