Dr David Roche is the GP locality lead for High Weald.
David was a full time GP partner in a five partner practice in Wadhurst, East Sussex for the majority of his career. He retired from the practice in 2015 and is now a GP locum in addition to his CCG role. Having qualified from Kings College Hospital in 1980 he spent time working in Canada and New Zealand before taking up the practice post in Wadhurst in 1986.
The practice were enthusiastic fund-holders and subsequently David sat on the Primary Care Group board for several years where he was the prescribing lead before becoming involved in practice based commissioning.
His clinical interests include diabetes and minor surgery. At the CCG he is the High Weald locality lead, with further responsibility for mental health.