Clinical commissioning groups take over

Mark Todd, chair of NHS Derbyshire County, hands over the baton of leadership to Dr Avi Bhatia, chair of NHS Erewash CCG and Rakesh Marwaha, chief officer.
Mark Todd, chair of NHS Derbyshire County, hands over the baton of leadership to Dr Avi Bhatia, chair of NHS Erewash CCG and Rakesh Marwaha, chief officer.

Mark Todd, chair of NHS Derbyshire County, hands over the leadership of healthcare services in Derbyshire to Dr Avi Bhatia, chair of NHS Erewash Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Erewash CCG, along with NHS Hardwick CCG, NHS North Derbyshire CCG and NHS Southern Derbyshire CCG has replaced the county’s two primary care trusts as the main planners and purchasers of health services for their local communities.

Also pictured is Erewash CCG chief officer Rakesh Marwaha.