National Clinical Adviser for Primary Care, NHS England
Dr Kirkham has been a GP for 25 years and is a senior partner in a large practice. She is Assistant Clinical Chair of Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group and Locality Clinical Chair for Weymouth and Portland. She is part of the senior leadership team at Dorset Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) and Clinical Lead for the Dorset Integrated Care System (ICS). She has been a leader of the Clinical Services Review Team, worked on acute and community reconfiguration and is currently focussing on redesign, transformation and delivery of the integrated community services and primary care component of Dorset’s STP, which underpins the transformation agenda. In 2017 she won the NAPC’s Clinician of the Year title.