GP Delegate Central Mendip Commissioning Locality
Dr Geoff Sharp is a GP Partner at the Park Medical Centre in Shepton Mallet where he has worked for 17 years. He qualified as a mechanical engineer in the petrochemical industry. After changing to a career in medicine, he worked in orthopaedics before choosing general practice, working initially in south west London.
With an interest in service improvement he was chair of the Professional Executive Committee (PEC) for Mendip Primary Care Trust and subsequently was a GP member on the NHS Somerset PEC. His involvement in commissioning began as the representative for the Mendip area on WyvernHealth.Com, the Somerset practice based commissioning consortium.
He is the GP delegate for the Central Mendip Commissioning Locality on the Clinical Operations Group. For the Somerset CCG, he chairs the Prescribing and Medicines Management Committee and the Somerset Prescribing Committee. He is a member of the CCG Audit Committee and sits on a number of clinical pathway and service development groups. He is clinical lead for the Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre contract and joint clinical lead for the Royal United Hospital Bath contract. He is also the Somerset CCG GP lead for communications.