Dr David Valentine

Dr David Valentine

Name Dr David Valentine
Position Medical Director

Qualified as a doctor Liverpool University Medical School 1993.

NHS Leadership Academy Nye Bevan Programme in Leadership 2016

Approved mentor at NHS North West Leadership Academy

Key Skills and Achievements

Responsible Officer at the inception of medical revalidation in 2012.

David managed the transition of staff during the Primary Care Trust closedown across Greater Manchester and was the lead in setting up the Medical Directorate at the Area Team.

Whilst at Ashton, Leigh and Wigan Primary Care Trust he was the Board Lead for Safeguarding, sitting on both Wigan Adult’s and Children’s Safeguarding Boards.

David worked closely with the Wigan Local Authority and agreed combined resources to create a single safeguarding team across Health and Social care in Wigan.

In the last five years he led on the regulation of Primary Care professionals within GM including revalidation of over 2500 GPs.

David has been involved in national work to inform the NHS England appraisal policy, and the General Medical Council Responsible Officer Reference group.


25 years working in the NHS this August.

GP in Ashton-In-Makerfield for 10 years. Continues to work as a GP in Bolton.

Assistant Medical Director Wigan and Bolton Health Authority 1999.

Professional Executive Committee Member Ashton, Leigh and Wigan Primary Care Trust from 2006 to 2008.

Medical director Ashton, Leigh and Wigan Primary Care Trust from 2008 to 2013.

Deputy Medical Director Greater Manchester NHS England now Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership from 2013 to 2018.


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