CCG chairman resigns over ‘conflict of interest’ after private provider deal

Dr Dan Bunstone has stepped down as chairman of Warrington CCG due to his role with a private online GP provider which is now set to work with the NHS.

Bunstone was appointed as chief medical officer for the private healthcare company Push Doctor in May and late last week the company reached an agreement with Modality, an organisation which holds NHS contracts, leading to a conflict of interest.

The under-pressure CCG chairman sent a letter to the town’s GP practices declaring his decision to resign from his post “following a lot of thought and discussion with family and colleagues.”

Full story in NHE, 12 September 2018

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