Dr Gary Free - Chair

Dr Gary Free has been a partner at the Red Lion Surgery in Cannock since 2003 but before that has worked extensively as a GP in southern Staffordshire. Dr Free has been involved in commissioning since before the CCG existing, working on a variety of services including the Musculoskeletal Service.

As planned care lead, Dr Free works with colleagues in primary and secondary care to redesign patient pathways ensuring a simpler journey for patients as well as better outcomes. Dr Free joined the governing body in 2015 and sits on the Clinical Priorities Advisory Group as well as the South West Divisional Committee working with colleagues in Primary Care to commission better services in General Practice.