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2012 the year in review: A bad year for...Female GP representation

As another momentous 12 months for general practice draws to a close, it’s time for Pulse’s end-of-year review. We once again nominate the great and the good for our Christmas awards – and celebrate five true heroes of general practice who have quietly done their bit to champion the profession

Female GP representation…

Dr Beth McCarron-Nash, the GPC’s only female negotiator, lost her place in a run-off. Dr Fay Wilson was beaten to the position of BMA deputy chair and Dr Iona Heath stepped down as RCGP president. And next year, the RCGP’s first female chair for 50 years sees her term come to an end…

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  • It was unfortunate that Beth and Fay lost their roles and I hope to see both of them in high-profile roles soon, along with many other women. But why are you assuming there won't be another female Chair of RCGP to succeed Clare? I will be standing for election, so there will be at least one female candidate. I will be hoping that 2013 is a good year for female representation!

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