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Dr Denis Colligan

Manchester Health and Care Commissioning

Nominated Governor for Commissioning

Originally from Gateshead in the North East of England, I headed south to study medicine in Manchester in 1980 – and stayed here.  After completing my medical training, I worked in various hospitals in the region and I also worked and travelled in New Zealand.

In 1991, I became a GP in North Manchester, working in the same practice now for 27 years.  I also work for Macmillan Cancer Support one day a week and I’m a board member of MHCC and I feel the experiences and skills that I have gained from these roles will be beneficial in my MFT Governor role.

I live in Didsbury with my wife who is a speech and language therapist. We have three grown-up children and I play football every week, organise the park run in Platt Fields most weekends and I’m a church warden.

Term of Office:  3 Years – Ending at 2021 Annual/Special Members’ Meeting