Dr Gillian Pottinger

Occupation: Member Representative

Gill gained her medical degree from Oxford University in 1996.  Initially training in the South West prior to relocating to Yorkshire in 2002 to complete her GP training.  She has been a partner at Garforth Medical Practice since 2003 where she leads on sexual health and QOF.

She completed the Professional Leadership Programme at the Leeds Institute for Quality Healthcare which lead on to her taking up the post of Clinical Lead for End of Life Care for Leeds CCG.  This has reinforced the importance of collaborative working across all providers to improve outcomes.  She sits on the Leeds Palliative Care Network Executive team and has been involved in producing the EOL strategy for Leeds.  She is also the S&E Leeds representative on the LMC.

Gill is married with 3 teenage boys and enjoys running, cycling and walking around Gods own County.