Doug graduated in Medicine from Oxford in 1981.
After working in the Midlands and the North East, he became consultant endocrinologist at Sandwell General Hospital, West Bromwich, in 1995. As an Acute Physician and Diabetologist, he led Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals Trust’s public health programme and several projects transforming clinical work patterns in the organisation.
Since September 2015, Doug has been Associate Medical Director and Chief of Medicine at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in Crewe.
As a secondary care board member, Doug brings an external perspective to health in North Staffordshire. He has business management skills with a clinical interest in both acute and longterm conditions, and extensive experience in acute hospitals, integrated health services and public health. He is keen to improve value for money in healthcare.
Committee Membership – Member of Audit Committee – Member of Finance and Performance Committee – Remuneration Committee