Dr Bhatiani recently recorded this video message for the NFHW. As CCG chair, Dr Bhatiani has concerns over the disproportionate effect Covid 19 has had on BAME communities and healthcare workers.

Dr Wirin Bhatiani

Dr Bhatiani is a senior partner in a large group practice in Bolton.  He has worked in Bolton for 34 years, and was a GP trainer until recently. Prior to becoming chair, he had an active role in practice based commissioning and led the development of the CCG.  He was elected as chair of the CCG in its inception and has recently been re-elected by the membership for a second three year term.

He is a member of the Committee in Common of the 12 CCGs in Greater Manchester, which is leading the Healthier Together programme of transformation in Greater Manchester.  He also chairs the Equalities Advisory Group for this programme.