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50 GPs who shaped (or will shape) general practice

To mark Pulse's 50th anniversary, we've asked the leaders of the profession to help us draw up a list of the UK's most influential GPs.

To mark Pulse's 50th anniversary, we've asked the leaders of the profession to help us draw up a list of the UK's most influential GPs.

 

We asked a panel of 50 leading GPs - including the chairs of the GPC and RCGP - to pass judgement on those of their colleagues they most admire. Here we present the results, with lists of the UK's 50 most influential GPs - past, present and future.

 

Top 20 GPs - Present

1 - Professor Steve Field

2 - Dr Laurence Buckman

3 - Dr Iona Heath

4 - Dr Hamish Meldrum

5 - Professor Mike Pringle

6 - Dr David Colin-Thomé

7 - Dr Fay Wilson

8 - Dr Clare Gerada

9 - Dr Michael Dixon

10 - Professor David Haslam

11 - Professor Martin Roland

12 - Professor Paul Little

13 - Professor Richard Hobbs

14 - Professor Trisha Greenhalgh

15 - Dr Gillian Braunold

16 - Dr Sam Everington

17 - Dr Michelle Drage

18 - Dr Maureen Baker

19 - Dr Andrew Dearden

20 - Professor Kamlesh Khunti

 

Top 15 GPs - Past

1 - Dr Julian Tudor Hart

2 - Sir Denis Pereira-Gray

3 - Sir Donald Irvine

4 - Dr Roger Neighbour

5 - Harold Shipman

6 - Dr John Horder

7 - Professor John Howie

8 - Dr Ian Bogle

9 - Dr James Cameron

10 - Dr William Pickles

11 - Dr John Chisholm

12 - Dr John Fry

13 - Dr David Morrell

14 - Dr John Hunt

15 - Dame Lesley Southgate

 

Top 15 GPs - Future

1 - Dr Chaand Nagpaul

2 - Dr Beth McCarron-Nash

3 - Dr Richard Vautrey

4 - Dr Clare Taylor

5 - Professor Helen Lester

6 - Professor Tony Avery

7 - Dr Richard Fieldhouse

8 - Dr Sarah Jarvis

9 - Dr Nigel Watson

10 - Dr Ahmet Fuat

11 - Dr James Parsons

12 - Dr Ben Riley

13 - Dr Andrew Thomson

14 - Dr Charlotte Jones

15 - Dr Kathryn Griffith

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