Clinical Director for Integration
Chief Clinical Information Officer

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust


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Dr Ian Lawrence

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Ian Lawrence is the Chief Clinical Information Officer and Clinical Director for Integration at Derbyshire Community Health Services FT (DCHS).

He is also the SRO for Team up Derbyshire which is a wide ranging ‘bottom up’ programme that uses strengths-based approaches to integrate neighbourhood teams across General Practice Community Health and adult Social Care. Ian also works as a Deputy Lead for the Primary Care development arm of the Royal College of General Practitioners.

Ian is GP by background but left direct clinical practice in 2019, he has been a GP partner in rural North Wales and in Derbyshire. He led the integration of three GP practices into DCHS leadership.
Has was a CCG Governing Body member from 2011 to 2015 and retains a strong system leadership role with a particular focus on community service integration.

He volunteers every summer with Festival Medical Services, a charity who provide voluntary medical cover at music festivals and use the proceeds to support charities worldwide.

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