Dr Dan Roper appointed as CCG Chair

27-11-2013

NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is pleased to confirm the appointment of Dr Dan Roper as Chair of the CCG Board.

Dan Roper was born in Hull. After graduating at Edinburgh University he completed his GP training in Hull and has been a local GP for 27 years.  He is GP Principal at Springhead Medical Centre.

Dan is passionate about improving the city’s health and has a long history of working with local organisations to promote health issues and equality of opportunity. His areas of clinical specialty are cardio-vascular and minor surgery. He has also been involved in medical education for many years and sports medicine including a long association with the local amateur boxing scene.

After successfully completing a national assessment process, Dan Roper’s appointment was unanimously approved by the CCG Board and ratified by the Council of Members at their November meeting. The appointment runs through to 31 March 2016.

Emma Latimer, NHS Hull CCG Chief Officer, said:

“We are delighted to confirm Dan’s appointment following a successful period as interim Chair. He brings huge authority, vision and clinical experience to the role of Chair of the Governing Body of the CCG. Dan has shown his passion and commitment to the CCG, and to the city of Hull, and we consider ourselves very lucky to have him on board.”

Dr Dan Roper, NHS Hull CCG Chair, said:

“I think we are in for some very exciting times ahead in Hull. It is a real honour to enjoy the confidence of all the GPs, and, as GPs, we are very fortunate to have a dedicated and hardworking team of staff behind us, committed to helping achieve our aims to improve the health and wellbeing of our local population.”

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