Dr Wirin Bhatiani
Wirin is a senior partner in a large group practice in Bolton. He has worked in Bolton for 34 years, and was a GP trainer until recently. Prior to becoming chair, he had an active role in practice based commissioning and led the development of the CCG. He was elected as chair of the CCG in its inception and has recently been re-elected by the membership for a second three year term.
He is a member of the Committee in Common of the 12 CCGs in Greater Manchester, which is leading the Healthier Together programme of transformation in Greater Manchester. He also chairs the Equalities Advisory Group for this programme.