Who’s who

You can access the full NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group staff structure (as of Friday 21 April 2017) here.

To access the full list of our GP Executive Leads, please click here.


Dr John CaineDr John Caine, chair

John qualified at Aberdeen University. He has been a GP in Parbold since 1991. He is a Local Medical Committee representative and has been involved in practice based commissioning for the last five years. John is also a lifelong Everton supporter.

Dr Bapi BiswasDr Bapi Biswas, GP executive lead
Bapi has been a GP in West Lancashire since 1994. He is currently a partner at Beacon Primary Care based in Ormskirk and Skelmersdale.

R JaidkaDr Rakesh Jaidka, GP executive lead

Rakesh is currently a partner at Skelmersdale Family Practice and has been working in Skelmersdale since qualifying as a GP in 2011. He is a Local Medical Committee representative and a director of OWLs out of hours service. Rakesh has a keen interest in minor surgery, and sexual and reproductive health.  He is a Manchester City fan and enjoys spending time with his two daughters.


V MittalDr
Vik Mittal, GP executive lead
Vik qualified in 1992 and has been a GP in West Lancashire for over 14 years. He is currently a partner a Tarleton Group Practice. He is a member of the Local Medical Committee and is a director of OWLs out of hours service. Vik has a keen interest in IT, musculoskeletal services and in his spare time enjoys photography.
Dr Peter Gregory, GP executive lead
Peter qualified from Liverpool University in 2001. He has been a partner at Parkgate Surgery in Ormskirk since 2012 and director of Owls Out of Hours GP service since 2013. Peter has extensive experience in healthcare and clinical leadership and is passionate about responsible commissioning. He is a keen Everton fan and enjoys running, cinema and gardening as well as coaching his son’s football team.
Dr Jack KinseyDr Jack Kinsey, GP executive lead
Jack qualified from Manchester University in 2000, and has been a partner at Parbold Surgery for the last six years.He works in Ormskirk as a salaried GP as well as a GP trainer and primary care medical educator with Manchester Postgraduate Deanery.Jack has been involved with commissioning within West Lancashire since the first development of practice based commissioning. He is a keen cyclist, enjoys photography and is currently learning web design. He is also a proud father and husband.
Greg MittenGreg Mitten, lay member (patient and public involvement)
Greg has a range of experiences and skills acquired over 25 years of senior roles working across the Voluntary, Community and Faith sector (VCFS), as well as within and in partnership with the public and private sectors. Greg is currently the Chief Officer for West Lancashire Council of Voluntary Services.
Doug SoperDoug Soper, lay member (governance)
Doug is a qualified accountant who has spent his career working in the public sector, predominantly the NHS in which he has 15 years’ experience working at finance director level and over four years working as a PCT chief executive.

Steve Gross (close up)

Steve Gross, lay member (primary care)

Steve has worked previously as the executive director of adult services, health and wellbeing for Lancashire County Council. Steve’s appointment within the CCG comes as a result of achieving level three co-c0mmissioning in April 2017.

ClaireClaire Heneghan, chief nurse
Claire has vast experience as a nurse including leadership roles. She has served on the Liverpool Primary Care Trust Board and held the position of Chief Nurse at NHS Trafford and Trafford Provider Services Bridgewater Community NHS Trust.  Claire is passionate about enabling patients to manage their health and conditions through appropriate support as well as providing the nursing workforce with the skills to safely transform pathways of care.
adam-robinsonMr Adam Robinson, secondary care doctor
Adam is a consultant diabetologist and endocrinologist from Bolton. Adam has led a number of major service changes in long term condition management and urgent care.
Mike Maguire, chief officer
Mike has 30 years NHS experience of which the last 13 years have been at director level in commissioning roles. He has worked in Lancashire and Manchester and has vast experience in service planning, contracting and performance improvement.
Paul Kingan, chief finance officer
Paul has a wide range of senior NHS finance experience acquired in both Merseyside and Lancashire over the last 19 years.  He was previously deputy director of finance for NHS Central Lancashire.

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