Birmingham GP, Dr Peter Ingham, has been appointed as the Clinical Chair of the new NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group.
Having enjoyed 27-year career in general practice in Birmingham, Dr Ingham is currently a partner at Sutton Coldfield Group Practice in Sutton Coldfield. He has spent four years on the Governing Body of Birmingham CrossCity CCG, holding the position of Contracting Lead.
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People in Birmingham are being encouraged to check that they, their children and teenagers have had two doses of MMR vaccine following confirmation of cases of measles within the city.
Public Health England (PHE) West Midlands is working with Birmingham City Council and local NHS partners to make sure that anyone in the city who needs an MMR vaccination is aware, following confirmed cases of measles in children in Birmingham. Most of the recent cases had not received the required two doses of MMR vaccine.