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Dr Adrian Bonsall
Dr Adrian Bonsall

MA (Chemistry), MB BS (Hons), DCH

Dr Anjum Gandhi
Dr Anjum Gandhi

MBBS, MD, MRCP, FRCPCH

Annabel Kibble
Annabel Kibble

Nutritionist

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Dr Beverley Kenny
Dr Beverley Kenny

MB BS, MRCGP, PGDip

Dr Carrie Ruxton
Dr Carrie Ruxton

Freelance dietitian and health writer

Prof Cathy Jackson
Prof Cathy Jackson

BSc (Hons) (Physiology), MB ChB, MRCGP, MD

Dr Colin Tidy
Dr Colin Tidy

MBBS, MRCGP, MRCP, DCH

Dr Dane Vishnubala
Dr Dane Vishnubala

MBBS PGCME MRCGP FHEA

Dr Gurvinder Rull
Dr Gurvinder Rull

BSC (Hons), MBBS, FRCP, MA (Medical Ethics)

Dr Hayley Willacy
Dr Hayley Willacy

MB ChB, FRCGP, DFSRH, FHEA

Dr Helen Huins
Dr Helen Huins

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Dr Huw Thomas
Dr Huw Thomas

MB BCh, DRCOG, MRCGP

Dr Jacqueline Payne
Dr Jacqueline Payne

MB BS, DFFP, DRCOG, FRCGP

Dr Jan Sambrook
Dr Jan Sambrook

MB ChB, MRCGP

Dr John Cox
Dr John Cox

MB BChir, DCH, DRCOG, FP Cert, MRCP, MRCGP

Dr Laurence Knott
Dr Laurence Knott

BSc (Hons) (Biochemistry), MB BS

Prof Lesley Regan
Prof Lesley Regan

President, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

MD DSc FRCOG FACOG

Dr Louise Newson
Dr Louise Newson

BSc (Hons) (Pathology), MB ChB (Hons), MRCP, MRCGP DFFP, FRCGP

Dr Mary Harding
Dr Mary Harding

BA, MA, MB BChir, MRCGP, DFFP

Dr Mary Lowth
Dr Mary Lowth

MA (Cantab), MB BChir, DFFP, DRCOG, PG Cert Med Ed, FRCGP

Michael Stewart
Michael Stewart

BPharm, MRPharmS

Dr Michelle Wright
Dr Michelle Wright

MB ChB, MRCGP, DCH, DRCOG

Dr Nick Imm
Dr Nick Imm

BM, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP, DTMH

Dr Oliver Starr
Dr Oliver Starr

MBChB, BMedSc, MRCS, MRCGP, DRCOG

Dr Partha Kar
Dr Partha Kar

Consultant in Diabetes & Endocrinology, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

MBBS, MD, FRCP

Dr Sarah Jarvis MBE
Dr Sarah Jarvis MBE

Clinical Director

MA (Cantab), BM, BCh (Oxon), DRCOG, FRCGP

Prof Swaran Singh
Prof Swaran Singh

Head of Mental Health & Wellbeing, University of Warwick

MD FRCPsych DM

Dr Tim Kenny
Dr Tim Kenny

BMedSci (Hons), MB BS, MRCGP, DCH

Val Stones
Val Stones

Baker, Recipe Developer

Dr Yassir Javaid
Dr Yassir Javaid

Primary Care Cardiovascular Lead, East Midlands Strategic Clinical Network

BA (Hons), MA (Cantab), MB BChir, MRCGP, DipCard