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Dr Omar Shaikh

GP Governing Body

Omar was reelected to the CCG in October 2017 and is the Clinical Lead for the Medicines Management Team. This involves the advising & monitoring of prescribing within primary care. 

This is his second time on the CCG board having previously served as Deputy Chair for St Helens CCG between 2012-2015 where he was instrumental in laying the foundations to the CCG. 

He grew up in St Helens and went on to read Medicine locally at Liverpool University graduating in 1998. Omar subsequently trained to be a GP and has remained loyal to his town where he continues to practice from Newholme Surgery. 

He also spent several years working as a Forensic Medical examiner for Merseyside Police, GP appraiser and now also sits on the Local Medical Committee.