Dr Kevin Hill has been appointed to the role of chairman of South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group following the resignation of Dr Miles Langdon.
Dr Hill, who lives near Sleaford, will take up this position on January 1. He has been a member of the Governing Body since the CCG came into existence in April 2013 and is a locum GP who is working from the Long Sutton Surgery.
He has been a locum GP in a number of surgeries including Bourne and Corby Glen.
Dr Hill said: “I am really looking forward to becoming the chairman of the CCG and relish the challenges that lie ahead of the NHS as we move further forward to integrate health and social care.”