Jim is a GP working in South Lakes. He went to school in Lancaster and studied medicine at Nottingham University. After an initial year at Blackpool Victoria Hospital he did his GP training at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Dalton Square Practice and Meadowside Practice. In 2001 he joined Park View Surgery in Milnthorpe as a GP partner.
Jim previously worked for Morecambe Bay PCT, Cumbria PCT and CCG and has taken a particular interest in developing mental health services including the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme. He joined Morecambe Bay CCG in April 2017. He leads on mental health and urgent care.