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Dr John Ribchester

John Ribchester

Whitstable representative

Dr John Ribchester is a GP at Whitstable Medical Practice and represents the town on Canterbury and Coastal CCG’s governing body.

John’s career includes posts as GP Advisor to the Department of Health for four years and a Medical Manager for a Fundholding Multifund Consortium. He was  also co-chair of the Professional Executive Committee of Canterbury and Coastal Primary Care Trust.

John is both Senior and Executive Partner for Whitstable Medical Practice and he is a GP with a special interest for the East Kent Surgery in Primary Care Scheme. He is Chairman of the Whitstable Integrated Social and Health Care (WISH) Network Integrated Care Pilot Project. 

He is now Canterbury and Coastal CCG’s GP commissioning lead for Whitstable and GP long term conditions lead. John is interested in developing integrated healthcare and improving patient experience.

Married with five children, John enjoys spending time with the family, playing squash and gardening.