RCGP names chair-elect
Dr Mayur Lakhani has been appointed chair-elect of the RCGP. He will take over in November from Professor David Haslam.
At 43, Dr Lakhani, a GP in Sileby in Leicestershire, will be the youngest holder of the post.
'As a frontline GP I am well aware of the key issues facing general practice,' he said. 'I am optimistic about the future. I believe that the best days for general practice are ahead of us.'