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Health select committee chair Dr Sarah Wollaston’s CV

Read the House of Commons health committee chair Dr Sarah Wollaston’s CV in full


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Married to a forensic psychiatrist, with grown-up children


Medicine and BSc in pathology at Guy’s Hospital, London, graduating from King’s College London in 1986



Qualified as a GP. Worked in rural Dartmoor as a GP trainer and was also an RCGP examiner and a police forensic examiner for Devon and Cornwall Police 


Elected as Conservative MP for Totnes


Elected chair of the House of Commons health committee

Career high

Becoming an MP. ‘I enjoy the challenge of trying to make a difference to people’s lives’

Other interests

Running, riding a tandem, gardening and painting ‘bad watercolours’

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