As Chair of the PCNs Board, I ensure that the most important points for consideration are covered and conduct the business of the meeting in an orderly manner, ensuring that the agenda is adhered to and facilitating discussion from Directors, whilst keeping to the time.
As Chair of the CGQS Committee, I assist the Board in its duty of oversight by focusing on the areas that are within the scope of the CGQS:
As Chair of the FRAC Committee, I assist the Board in its duty of oversight by providing additional assurance to the Board. The FRAC Committee is authorised by the Board to act and review any activity within these Terms of Reference and to seek any information required from any employee or director.
My main reason for becoming a GP was to help my patients to live healthier lives but as I gained experience as a doctor in the public healthcare system, various pressures inevitably shaped my practice in a reactive and prescriptive way. Population Health is our opportunity to CHANGE our practice and address the root causes of disease more effectively by proactively adapting our local service and individual practice to our population needs. I hope it will enable healthcare professionals to establish a more meaningful practice and relationship with the patients we serve.