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Judges

Judges 

We are pleased to announce our judges for the General Practice  Awards! Meet our 2017 judging panel: 

The individual award judges are: 

General Practitioner of the Year

  • Dr Peter Smith, Vice President, National Association of Primary Care
  • Dr Keith Hopcroft, GP and Clinical Advisor, Pulse Magazine
  • Dr Stephanie de Giorgio, Co-founder, Resilient GP, GP Trainer and VTS Programme Director

GP Trainee of the Year

  • Dr Donna Tooth, Chair, GPC GP Trainee subcommittee
  • Dr Keith Hopcroft, GP and Clinical Advisor, Pulse Magazine
  • Dr Stephanie de Giorgio, Co-founder, Resilient GP, GP Trainer and VTS Programme Director

Healthcare Leader of the Year

  • Graham Jackson, Chair of Aylesbury Vale CCG chair and co-chair of NHS Clinical Commissioners
  • Joe McGilligan, Member of the healthcare leader editorial board, GP, LGA health and wellbeing champion and executive board member of NAPC

Practice Manager of the Year

  • Helen Northall, Chief Executive, Primary Care Commissioning
  • Steve Williams, Co-Chair, Practice Manager’s Network and Treasurer, AMSPAR

Nurse of the Year

  • Helen Lewis, Member, Nursing in Practice Editorial Board
  • Marilyn Eveleigh, Independent Nurse Consultant and Member, Nursing in Practice Editorial Board
  • Rhian Last, Education lead, Education for Health

The Pharmacist of the Year

  • Steve Foster, GP Pharmacist, Director, Pierremont Healthcare Limited and Member of Executive and Council, NAPC
  • Deborah Evans, Managing Director, Pharmacy Complete
  • Professor Ash Soni OBE FFRPS FRPharmS, LPN Chair (Pharmacy), NHS England (London)

The team awards judges are:

General Practice Forward View Innovations (4 categories)

Core judges:

  • Dr Arvind Madan, GP and Director of Primary Care, NHS England
  • Dr Robert Varnam, GP and Head of General Practice Development, NHS England
  • Dr Terry Kemple, President of Royal College of General Practitioners
  • Tim Swanwick, Senior Clinical Adviser and Postgraduate Dean, Health Education England
  • Dr Chaand Nagpaul, BMA GPs committee chair
  1. Developing the practice team Award
  • Core judges plus Steve Williams, Co-chair, Practice Management Network

2. Improving access and continuity Award

  • Core judges plus Dr Patricia Wilkie OBE, Honorary President, National Association of Patient Participation

3. Productive workflows Award

  • Core judges plus James Dillon, Editor, Practice Index

4. Using social prescribing and supporting self care

  • Dr Michael Dixon, National Clinical Champion for Social Prescribing (NHS England) and Chair of Council, College of Medicine

General Practice Team of the Year

  • Dr Keith Hopcroft, GP and Clinical Advisor, Pulse Magazine
    Additional judges to be announced

Nursing Team of the Year

  • Marilyn Eveleigh, Independent Nurse Consultant and Member, Nursing in Practice Editorial Board
  • Viv Marsh, Asthma and Allergy Clinical Lead at Education for Health

The clinical category judges are:

Clinical Team of the Year: Dermatology

  • Dr George Moncrieff, GPSI Dermatology and Chair of The Dermatology Council for England
  • Julie Van Onselen, Specialist Nurse in Dermatology
    Additional judges to be announced

Clinical Team of the Year: Diabetes

  • Rhian Last, Education lead, Education for Health
  • Dr Sarit Ghosh, GPSI Cardiology and RCGP lead for CVD
    Additional judges to be announced

Clinical Team of the Year: Long Term Conditions

  • Michaela Nuttall, CVD Co-ordinator
  • Dr Steve Holmes, GPSI Respiratory and Education Lead, Primary Care Respiratory Society UK

Clinical Team of the Year: Nutrition

  • Jane DeVille-Almond, Obesity Specialist Nurse
  • Sara Stanner, Science Director, British Nutrition Foundation
    Additional judges to be announced

Clinical Team of the Year: Paediatrics

  • Dr Andrew Long, Vice President – Education, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
  • Dr Peter Smith, Vice President, National Association of Primary Care

Clinical Team of the year: Respiratory

  • Dr Steve Holmes, GPSI Respiratory and Education Lead, Primary Care Respiratory Society UK
  • Jane Scullion, Respiratory Nurse Specialist
    Additional judges to be announced

Clinical Team of the year: Sexual Health

  • Dr Jenny Brotherston, GPSI Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Dr Kathy French, Independent nurse advisor in sexual health
  • Dr Neil Lazaro, GP and Member of the Clinical Effectiveness Group, British Association for Sexual Health and HIV