Dr Tom Howseman

Dr Tom Howseman
GP Commissioning & Membership Engagement Executive

Tom has been a GP partner with the team at St. Luke’s Primary Care Centre for over a decade. Tom has a particular interest in Learning Disabilities and is the Clinical Lead for Learning Disabilities and Dementia for Nene and Corby CCG. He was appointed the Commissioning, Membership Engagement, Executive for Northampton, in December 2016. His focus within his new role is to help Nene CCG work towards developing local sustainable General Practice.

He is passionate about improving the care of those patients who cannot advocate for themselves. He particularly advocates the importance of the Mental Capacity Act, having developed a website to help clinicians deliver annual health checks for patients with Learning Disabilities. He has been the chair of the RCGP Learning Disabilities Expert Group and the RCGP representative during the development of the national Getting It Right campaign, advising MENCAP.