Sefton Local Medical Committee

Sefton Local Medical Committee (LMC) is the elected, statutory body representing and supporting local member GPs in the borough of Sefton.

The Committee:

Sefton LMC is divided into two constituencies representing the areas of South Sefton and Southport & Formby.

Members of the Committee are registered General Medical Practitioners who provide primary care medical services within Sefton, who pay a statutory and voluntary levy, or a special levy in the case of non-principal GPs.

There are 8 members of the Committee who represent the South Sefton constituency and 6 who represent Southport & Formby, as follows:

Chairman: Dr David Smith

LMC Seat: Southport & Formby
Joined the Committee: June 2017
Status: GP Principal

Additional area of responsibility:  LQC Development Lead, Sharing Agreements

GP Practice:
Corner Surgery 117 Fylde Road, Southport, PR9 9XP
Tel: 01704 506055

Vice Chairman:   Dr Louise Campbell

LMC Seat: Southport & Formby
Joined the Committee: May 2013
Status: Non-principal GP

Area of responsibility:  Medicines Management Lead

Treasurer: Dr Liam Grant

LMC Seat: Southport & Formby
Joined the Committee: April 2010
Status: Principal GP

GP Practice:
The Village Surgery, Elbow Lane, Formby, Liverpool, L37 4AW
Tel: 01704 878661

Hon. Secretary: Mr Joseph Chattin  (Honorary position)

Sefton LMC Office:
12 Church Street, Southport, Merseyside, PR9 0QT
Tel: 01704 543055

Dr Chavi Bhatnagar

LMC Seat: South Sefton
Joined the Committee: April 2019
Status: Principal GP

GP Practice:
Glovers Lane Surgery, Glovers Lane, Netherton, Liverpool, L30 5TA
Tel: 0151 524 2444

 Dr Wendy Coulter

LMC Seat: Southport and Formby
Joined the Committee: April 2007
Status: Non- Principal GP

Dr Massimo Gozzelino

LMC Seat: South Sefton
Joined the Committee: April 2016
Status: Principal GP

GP Practice:
The Strand Medical Centre, 272 Marsh Lane, Bootle, Liverpool, Merseyside, L20 5BW
Tel: 0151 922 1600

Dr Emma McDonnell

LMC Seat: South Sefton
Joined the Committee: April 2019
Status: Principal GP

GP Practice:
Bridge Road Medical Centre, 66-68 Bridge Road, Litherland, L21 6PH
Tel: 0151 949 0249

Dr Halina Obuchowicz

LMC Seat: Southport & Formby
Joined the Committee: February 2002
Status: Principal GP

Area of responsibility:  Medicines Management co-lead

GP Practice:
Kew Surgery
, 85 Town Lane
, Kew
, Southport, 
Merseyside, 
PR8 6RG
Tel: 01704 546800

Dr Sharon Oliver

LMC Seat: South Sefton
Joined the Committee: April 2016
Status: Principal GP

Area of responsibility:  Acute Sector Liaison Lead

GP Practice:
The Strand Medical Centre,  272 Marsh Lane, Bootle, Liverpool, Merseyside, L20 5BW
Tel: 0151 922 1600

Dr Ritesh Sinha

LMC Seat: South Sefton
Joined the Committee: April 2010
Status: Non-principal GP

Dr Phil Weston

LMC Seat: South Sefton
Joined the Committee: June 2019
Status: GP Principal

GP Practice:
High Pastures Surgery, 138 Liverpool Road, Maghull, Merseyside,  L31 2HW

Tel: 0151 526 2161