Dr. Trimble has been a GP in Sherwood for 22 years. He has been engaged in planning local health services since 1993, and was involved in establishing local primary care groups and later primary care trusts. He was Chair of the PCT’s Professional Executive Committee from 2011 to 2012 and worked as an Advisor to the Department of Health from 1996 to 2011. Ian is a member of the national Advisory Committee on Resource Allocation, which advises ministers about how NHS resources should be allocated. He was awarded an OBE in 2005. Ian leads on Information Technology and Medicines Management.