Dr Phil Ayres

Occupation: Secondary Care Specialist Doctor

A graduate of Leeds Medical School, Phil trained to be a GP at Airedale hospital. He was also a partner in General Practice in Leicestershire. After re-training in Public Health, he took up a consultant post at St James’s Hospital in 1996. He remained there until March 2018. During that time Phil worked as a senior medical manager for nearly 20 years; working as Associate and Deputy Medical Director to Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

He was the Interim Medical Director at Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust immediately prior to joining the CCG. He has also worked as an Associate Medical Director at the Commission for Health Improvement (now the Care Quality Commission). Also working at the former Yorkshire and Humber Strategic Health Authority, Phil led the implementation of medical revalidation (relicensing) for doctors in the region.