Elizabeth Blackwell Annual Public Lecture: GPs on the Brink, Restoring the Joy to General Practice
Prof Helen Stokes-Lampard FRCGP
Helen Stokes-Lampard FRCGP is a British medical academic and a general practitioner. She is Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and has an interest in Women's health. She qualified in Medicine from St George's Hospital Medical School, London in 1996. She began working at the University of Birmingham's Department of Primary Care in 2000, while she was a GP registrar. She later gained a PhD.
In 2012 Helen became the RCGP's first female honorary treasurer. She is a Governor at the Birmingham Women's NHS Foundation Trust, with a term of office that runs until October 2017. In 2016, she was one of four candidates that stood to succeed Maureen Baker as the Chair of the RCGP Council. In July, the college announced that Stokes-Lampard had been elected as the next RCGP chair, and would begin this appointment in November 2016. She became Chair of the Royal College of GPs on 19 November 2016.
In September 2016 Helen Stokes-Lampard was named at the top of a list of powerful GPs compiled by Pulse magazine.