Occupation: Medical Director
Dr Simon Stockill grew up in Yorkshire, before studying medicine at St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School, Imperial College London, and University College London. After qualifying as a GP he worked as a lecturer in general practice at Imperial College London. He also served on the Board of Westminster Primary Care Trust and was an elected member of Westminster City Council.
Simon has a post-graduate degree in population health from the University of York. He was the Clinical Chair of NHS Leeds Primary Care Trust before becoming Medical Director of NHS Leeds West CCG.
Simon was a founder of the Leeds Institute of Quality Healthcare. He takes a specialist interest in quality improvement and clinical leadership. He is the Royal College of GPs Clinical Champion for Quality Improvement.
Simon spent over 10 years as a GP in Leeds. In April 2016 he moved to a new practice near Whitby in order to remove any conflicts of interest, as the CCG took over responsibility for commissioning primary care medical services. Outside medicine he is a Trustee of the National Youth Theatre and enjoys walking on the beaches and moors of Yorkshire.