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Head of Business Support

The Head of Business Support for Derby City and Derbyshire County is Claire Leggett. Please contact Claire in the first instance.

The role of the Head of Business Support:

  • Represent Derby and Derbyshire LMC on committees, projects and working groups
  • Represent GP practices in discussions with NHS Area Teams, CCGs, Public Health and other NHS bodies
  • Engage, liaise, advise and support GPs and Practice Managers on matters that impact on their professional and business lives
  • Deal with routine enquiries from GPs, Practice Managers, CCGs, other public authorities, private bodies and the media
  • Identify and circulate appropriate information to GP practices
  • Provide information about local, regional and national health policies, contracts and legal and ethical matters pertaining to general practice
  • Organise and co-ordinate training
  • Undertake research into specific projects
  • Raise the profile of Derby and Derbyshire LMC and network through scheduled and ad hoc visits to GP practices
  • Develop and maintain external links with organisations to include NHS Area Teams, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), Public Health, Local Authorities, Commissioning Managers, LMC Committee and the GPC