New Healthwatch chair appointed

Dr Kailash Chand has been appointed as the new chairman of Healthwatch Tameside, an independent organisation that assesses the quality of health and care services.

Dr Alan Dow, chairman of the Tameside and Glossop CCG, said: “We look forward to continuing our excellent working partnership with Healthwatch Tameside, under the new leadership of Dr Chand.

“He has a wealth of healthcare experience and will bring the scrutiny of a clinician’s viewpoint to the role as both organisations seek to ensure the highest standards of healthcare.”