The Clinical Executive is the engine room of the CCG. Its members lead the teams that get things done and ensure that plans are implemented.
The Clinical Executive comprises the seven GP members of the Governing Body, Chief Officers and those detailed below:
Dr John Flather was a GP in Hadleigh until he retired in March 2016. He remains a member of the Clinical Executive and is the clinical lead for improving diabetes care.
Dr Flather believes the biggest challenge facing the NHS in Suffolk is the restructuring of services to serve the changing demographics of the Suffolk population.
He believes the CCG will be able to prioritise problems and make sensible decisions that will make a real difference to patients’ lives.
He is married with two sons, one is a junior hospital doctor and one is a chartered surveyor.