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. 

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 every other month.

Lancashire Pennine

2024 Local Medical Committee Meetings

  • Wednesday 31st January
  • Wednesday 27th March
  • Wednesday 29th May
  • Wednesday 31st July
  • Wednesday 25th September
  • Wednesday 27th November

The Officers of the committee are:

  • Chair: Dr Mike Doherty
  • Vice Chair: Dr Rakesh Sharma
  • Treasurer: Dr Milan Garg
  • Secretary & Executive Lead: Ross McDuff
  • LMC Support Officer: Rebecca Noblett

Your local representatives are:

Blackburn & DarwenDr P Mashar
Dr M Garg
Dr A Qureshi
Dr N Smith
Ribble ValleyDr M Wright
Dr M Doherty
HyndburnDr J Skaria
Dr J Eccles
Dr R Sharma
BurnleyDr Y Patel
Dr C Narayana
PendleDr P Shukla
Dr C Smith
RossendaleDr Y Sheikh
Dr T Wade
Non-Principal DoctorDr J Randall