New Chair for South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group

Dr Kevin Hill (47) has been appointed to the role of Chair of South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group following the resignation of Dr Miles Langdon. He will take up this position on 1 January 2015. Kevin has been a member of the Governing Body since the CCG came into existence on 1 April 2013.

Kevin is a locum GP who is working from the Long Sutton Surgery. He qualified from the Middlesex Hospital Medical School University of London after joining the RAF as a medical student in 1990. He held a number of roles while serving in the RAF including a number of overseas detachments.

He started working in the NHS in 2006 after serving for 16 years in the RAF becoming a partner in the Sutterton Surgery in 2007, a surgery he left in 2014.

Dr Hill has been a locum GP in a number of surgeries in Lincolnshire including Bourne, Lincoln, Grantham, Corby Glenn and Long Sutton. Not only is he an active member of the CCG Governing Body he is also the representative on the Health and Well-Being Board Lincolnshire and is involved in Patient and Public Involvement.

He is married and lives near Sleaford.

Dr Kevin Hill said: “I am really looking forward to becoming the Chair of the CCG and relish the challenges that lie ahead of the NHS as we move further forward to integrate health and social care. It is an exciting time to be part of the ever evolving NHS and I am sure that we will grasp every opportunity to shape local health services in the future. I would also like to take this opportunity to thanks Miles for his great leadership and support over the last year and wish him well in his new role.”

Gary Thompson added: “Kevin has a great wealth of experience not only in the NHS but also in the armed forces. He is already an active member of the Governing Body and I am sure that his leadership and drive will help to move the CCG forward as we approach ever more challenging times.”