WORKFORCE: GP Nick Tupper has been appointed chair of NHS Doncaster Clinical Commissioning Group.

Following an election by Doncaster’s GPs, Dr Tupper said: “I am delighted to be leading the organisation through what is a significant period of change for the local NHS.

“Local GPs, who know local health needs better than anyone else, are driving forward the changes and we intend to work closely with our patients to create real health improvements in Doncaster.”

He added: “I have an excellent team of clinicians and managers working with me who are committed to making the changes work for the benefit of Doncaster people.”