GPC – warts and all update – 2016

Dear Colleagues, I have now represented Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield on the General Practitioners Committee of the British Medical Association for two years. You have not heard from me regularly during this time because I know that you are busy people and I have tried to work quietly in the background rather than burden you with yet more emails or letters. However, many of you will want to know…

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GPC – warts and all update – 2017

Dear Colleagues, I am now starting my second term representing South Yorkshire on the General Practitioners Committee of the British Medical Association.  In my previous updates I hoped to give you insight into the form and function of the Committee that represents all General Practitioners in the United Kingdom.  I have made myself available to you all through telephone, email and twitter.  A number of you have taken me up…

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GPC – warts and all update – 2018

Dear colleagues. I have found the last year as your regional representative to the General Practitioners Committee (GPC) of the British Medical Association (BMA) somewhat challenging.  The challenge has been getting your voices heard at a national level. The Meldrum Review A few years back, Dr Chaand Nagpaul (current Chair of the BMA and former Chair of the GPC) invited Dr Hamish Meldrum (former GPC and BMA Chair) to review…

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GPC – warts and all update – 2019

Dear Colleagues Having started in 2014, I am now entering my sixth year as representative for Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield on the General Practitioners Committee (GPC) of the British Medical Association (BMA). Each year that I have represented you I have provided a written report of what my year has been like and read together they provide a story of what it means to be the GPC representative for…

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