Andy was elected to the Governing Body of the North Lancashire CCG in December 2013 and took up post in February 2014. He qualified from Manchester University Medical School and came to work in Morecambe as a GP partner in 1996. He was a founding partner of Coastal Medical Group that is one of the largest General Practices in the country.
Andy has a background in GP and medical student education having been a GP Course Organiser for the North Western Deanery and a Community Clinical Tutor for Liverpool University in the past. He has also worked as an Assistant Director of Education for North Lancashire Teaching Primary Care Trust. He currently is the GP representative on the Cumbria and Lancashire Local Workforce Action board and also sits on the Northern Region Health Education Board. These two groups are responsible for the commissioning of all workforce and education for the North West.