PROFESSOR ROGER JONES MA DM FRCP FRCGP FMedSci
Roger Jones has been Editor of the British Journal of General Practice since 2010. He has worked in clinical and academic general practice in Hampshire, Northumberland and London. From 1993-2010 he was Wolfson Professor of General Practice at Guy’s and St Thomas’s, later King’s College London, and a GP in Lambeth Walk, in south east London. His research interests have included gastrointestinal disorders, mental health, and medical education. He is founding President of the Primary Care Society for Gastroenterology in the UK and of the European Society for Primary Care Gastroenterology. He edited the OUP journal Family Practice from 1990-2004, and was Editor in Chief of the Oxford Textbook of Primary Medical Care. Roger was Provost of the Royal College of General Practitioners’ South London Faculty from 2013-2016,and Chair of the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund from 2013-2017.
Jason Maude serves as Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Isabel Healthcare Ltd. Prior to co-founding Isabel Healthcare Ltd, Maude spent 12 years working in the finance and investment banking industry in Europe. In 1999, Maude’s three-year-old daughter, Isabel fell seriously ill as a result of a misdiagnosis. Isabel’s illness and experience inspired Maude to abandon his city career and create Isabel Healthcare which has developed machine learning based tools to help both clinicians with clinical reasoning and patients to get better informed about their possible diagnosis.
Dr Murphy (@DrMurphy11) - author of the @BadBadThreads
Professor Graham Watt
Graham Watt is Emeritus Professor, General Practice and Primary Care at the University of Glasgow where he was Norie Miller Professor of General Practice, University of Glasgow,1994-2016. He is a graduate of Aberdeen Medical School. He was elected Fellow of the UK Academy of Medical Sciences, 2000, Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 2014 and awarded CBE, 2017.
He is the founder of General Practitioners at the Deep End, serving the 100 most deprived communities in Scotland, now followed by Deep End Projects in Ireland, Yorkshire/Humber and Greater Manchester. He is the Author of The Exceptional Potential of General Practice, with 55 contributors from 11 countries; published December 2018. He was awarded Saltire Society Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun Award for Science 2018.
He is a Trustee, Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP), and Chair of Steering Group, Lancet Palestinian Health Alliance.
Drs Julie Clayton and Victoria Wilson
Julie Clayton and Victoria Wilson are coordinators for Patient & Public Involvement & Engagement at the Centre for Academic Primary Care, University of Bristol. Both have PhD's in biomedical research and have worked in science communication and audience engagement for many years prior to appointments with the University of Bristol, as coordinator for the Dementia Health Integration Team (Julie) and clinical trials manager (Victoria).
Dr Kate Binnie
Kate Binnie is a senior research associate at University of Bristol in the Centre for Academic Primary Care working on the Life of Breath project www.lifeofbreath.org funded by the Wellcome Trust. Kate is an HCPC registered music psychotherapist. . Kate is also a qualified yoga and mindfulness teacher (CPCAB). Kate delivers training workshops in Breath-Body-Mind integration (BBMi) for healthcare professionals www.sobelleducation.org.uk. These courses offer practical non-pharmacological tools to support patients and aim to increase HCP wellbeing and confidence to rely on themselves as a vital clinical tool.
Zoë Pither has practised meditation and yoga for over 15 years, and teaches mindfulness-based stress reduction courses for the general public and for students at Bristol University, as well as regular classes and workshops in the city. She is currently studying MSc Mindfulness-Based Approaches to Health & Wellbeing at the Centre for Mindfulness Research & Practice, Bangor University. Zoe has over 20 years’ experience in personal development, training and coaching alongside her personal practise. She is committed to making the benefits of empirically underpinned mindfulness-based approaches accessible across all economic, social, religious and political orientations. For more information see www.zoepither.co.uk