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Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System leadership team


David Flory

David Flory

Independent Chair for Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System

David Flory

Since 2015, David has been the Chief of Hospitals at Hamad Medical Corporation in the State of Qatar, responsible for 14 hospitals with 2,500 beds, providing a full range of secondary and tertiary services for the country.

Prior to moving to the Middle East, David had 22 years board level experience as Chief Executive and Executive Director of NHS organisations in England, including six years working as Deputy Chief Executive/Director General in the Department of Health for England.

Dr Amanda Doyle

Chief Officer

Dr Amanda Doyle 

Dr Amanda Doyle is the lead for the Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System, leading a large health and care transformation programme across the patch and the Chief Clinical Officer for Blackpool and Fylde and Wyre and West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Groups.

Amanda has been a GP for more than 20 years, practising in a large GP Practice in a deprived area of Blackpool, which, in addition to Primary Medical Services, provides a range of urgent care services for patients across the Fylde Coast. 

Amanda was the Co-Chair of NHS Clinical Commissioners from 2013 - 2018. 

She was Senior Responsible Officer for the Primary Care Component of the Long Term Plan and was involved in the leadership of the Health Inequalities, Prevention and Personalisation elements.  

She was part of the national General Medical Services (GMS) Negotiation Team in 2018 which delivered the reformed GMS Contract.  

Amanda maintains an interest in Urgent Care. She was for 10 years a Medical Director of the local GP Out of Hours service. 

Amanda was awarded an OBE for services to Primary Care and Commissioning in 2014. 

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Talib Yaseen

Executive Director of Transformation

Talib Yaseen

Talib is an experienced clinical and strategic director with 40 years in nursing and health care leadership. After qualifying as a nurse, Talib specialised in intensive care before taking managerial and executive nursing roles. He has undertaken a number of Chief Nurse and Executive Leadership roles at provider and system level and has substantial international healthcare experience.

Talib was awarded an OBE from the Queen of England in 1998 for his services to nursing management and Furness General Hospital.


Gary Raphael

Executive Director of Finance and Investment

Gary Raphael

Gary is a CIPFA qualified accountant with 39 years experience in the NHS, 26 of them as an executive director in finance and commissioning as well as two chief executive roles. In Manchester Primary Care Trust (PCT) he led the financial strategy for the Greater Manchester children’s and maternity programme, ’Making it Better’, having already played a leading role in developing proposals for public consultation. As CEO at Eastern Cheshire PCT he fronted the public consultation for Making it Better.

Gary also has experience as Deputy CEO and Finance Director in an acute/community services foundation trust and chaired the Greater Manchester provider Directors of Finance group.

Gary joined Blackpool PCT in 2012, helping to establish the CCG and played a leading role in the development of the Fylde Coast Vanguard, including a new form of community-based specialist support for older people with complex conditions.

In 2016 Gary became finance lead for the Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System. He was instrumental in enabling the Partnership to obtain Integrated Care System (ICS) status and works closely with national colleagues to ensure that the needs and views of ICSs are reflected in the development of national policy.


Andrew Bennett

Executive Director of Commissioning

Andrew Bennett

Andrew joined the NHS in Preston in 1989 and has a general management background. He was appointed as the Chief Officer of Lancashire North CCG in August 2012 having held senior roles in hospital management, commissioning and performance improvement. He was the Senior Responsible Officer for the ‘Better Care Together’ programme across Morecambe Bay between 2013 and 2018.

As a result of the partnership work undertaken to implement ‘Better Care Together’, Andrew became the Chief Officer of Morecambe Bay CCG in April 2017 and in September 2018 was appointed the Executive Lead for Commissioning for Lancashire and South Cumbria. 


Mr Andy Curran

Executive Medical Director

Mr Andy Curran

Andy is a practicing consultant in emergency medicine. He has worked in a number of hospitals in North West England in various specialities and with the London Air Ambulance Service.

Andy has extensive experience in pre-hospital care and is Medical Director for the North West Air Ambulance. Prior to taking on this role he was Deputy Medical Director for the North West Ambulance Service with responsibility for Cumbria and Lancashire, Network Director of the Lancashire and South Cumbria Major Trauma Network and previously been the Major Trauma lead for Lancashire Teaching Hospitals.


Jackie Hanson

Director of Nursing and Care Professionals

Jackie Hanson

Jackie is a Registered Nurse and Health Visitor. She has held the positions of Deputy Chief Officer and Director of Quality and Chief Nurse for East Lancashire CCG, Director of Governance, Quality and Service Transformation for East Lancashire Primary Care Trust and had executive responsibility for quality, safeguarding, medicines optimisation and research portfolios from within East Lancashire.

Her special interests include management learning and leadership, whole system transformation and coaching and mentoring.

Jane Cass

Jane is the Director of Assurance, Delivery and Performance.

Carl Ashworth

Carl is the Director of Strategy and Policy.