GP Delegate - West Somerset Commissioning Locality and Governing Body Chair
Dr Ed Ford is a GP Partner at Irnham Lodge Surgery in Minehead. He trained in London and qualified in 1999.
Having grown up in Somerset, he moved back to West Somerset in 2006 after qualifying as a GP. He has a number of speciality interests and works as a volunteerfor South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust as a first responder/medical commander via the charity Somerset Accident Voluntary Emergency Service.
Dr Ford has taken a lead in the West Somerset Commissioning Locality and is actively trying to develop local services as well as bringing other GPs on board to affect change. As a young GP with a long time to go working for the NHS, he believes it is important to get involved to help shape the future of the NHS.