Dr Isabel Hodkinson appointed new Interim Chair of THT
2 JANUARY 2018
Dr Isabel Hodkinson, a Tower Hamlets GP for the last 26 years, has been appointed as the interim Chair of Tower Hamlets Together (THT) Board, taking over from Dr Phil Bennett-Richards.
Isabel joined the THT Board in 2016, and has been a member of the Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group and predecessor organisations, including the PCT, having started as a diabetes clinical lead in 1993. She has significant front-line experience as a practising GP, but is also a trusted and respected clinical leader across the local health and social care community.
Following her appointment by the THT Board, Isabel stepped into the role in December 2017. Speaking about her new position, Isabel commented: “I am honoured and delighted to be elected interim Chair of the THT Board. I would like to thank Dr Phil Bennett- Richards, the previous Chair, for his dedicated and collaborative leadership.
“I am delighted to be taking on the challenge of this new role and I am looking forward to working across the partnership. My priorities will be to help articulate a vision for the future health and wellbeing for the people of Tower Hamlets and services supporting people, which is integrated and focused on continuous improvement.”