Dr Mark Jackson has been named as chairman of Exemplar Healthcare, a leading specialist provider of nurse-led residential care for adults with disabilities.
Dr Jackson worked for many years as a GP, and as a GP practice lead, before founding and growing his own successful company. He has also served on the boards of a number of companies in the health and care sectors, including Allied Healthcare.
In joining Exemplar which has homes across much of Yorkshire, the Midlands and North West, he is returning to familiar territory, having spent his early life in Sheffield in South Yorkshire.
Dr Jackson said: “I have been enormously impressed by the commitment of all Exemplar staff and their unwavering focus on quality. Ever since my early career working with the NHS as a GP I have been aware of the difficulty involved in sourcing great care for people with the most complex physical and mental healthcare needs. I am therefore very excited about being able to help Exemplar to grow and to extend its services to many more people in the years ahead.”