Lancashire Pennine LMC covers the area of Blackburn with Darwen and East Lancashire. It takes in the large town of Blackburn, the market towns of Darwen and Burnley and the boroughs of Hyndburn, Rossendale, Pendle and Ribble Valley. It is divided into localities coterminous with the two Clinical Commissioning Groups.

The Committee represents all GPs within the constituency and currently has 13 members, including a non-Principal GP specifically to represent the views of sessional and locum doctors. The representation is divided into the localities as shown in the table below.

The Committee meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month.

Lancashire Pennine

2020 Local Medical Committee Meetings

22nd July
23rd September 
28th October
25th November

The Officers of the committee are:

  • Chair: Dr JGF Robertson, GP Burnley
  • Vice Chair: Dr H McKeating, GP Blackburn
  • Treasurer: Vacant
  • Secretary: Mr P Higgins
  • Executive Lead: Abigail Askew
  • LMC Support Officer: Ross McDuff

Your local representatives are:

AreaName
Blackburn & DarwenDr H McKeating
Dr S Ray
VACANCY
VACANCY
Ribble ValleyDr C Dalton
Dr M Doherty
HyndburnDr R Sharma
Dr J Eccles
Dr A Bhat
BurnleyDr G Dubey
Dr J G F Robertson
PendleDr S Jackson
Dr M H Manzur
RossendaleDr P Narayan
VACANCY
Non-Principal DoctorDr A Qureshi