Dr John Matthews
GP & Clinical Chair
John is senior partner and a GP trainer in Park Road Medical Practice, Wallsend where he has worked for the past 24 years. He has previously been Practice Based Commissioning Clinical Director and has a postgraduate certificate in Public Sector Commissioning. As the Clinical Chair he is the senior clinical voice of the CCG and is committed to developing the CCG as a member led organisation that works effectively with local partners. John chairs the CCG Council of Practices and the CCG Governing Body. Externally he represents the CCG on the North Tyneside Health and Wellbeing Board. His contractual commitment to the CCG is five sessions per week, which is the equivalent of five half-days.