Top GP meets Dearne Valley’s doctors of tomorrow

By Michael Upton | 07/06/2017

Top GP meets Dearne Valley’s doctors of tomorrow
The chair of the Royal College of GPs recently visited the Stone Castle Centre, Conisbrough, to chat to GPs, patient forum and students, about their views on GP practices. Dr Mark Boon is seen welcoming Prof Helen Stokes-Lampard, chair Royal College of GPs. 170872-1

BRITAIN’S top GP made a visit to the Dearne Valley to meet students aiming to be the doctors of tomorrow.

Pupils from De Warenne Academy who have shown an interest in a career in medicine were invited to speak to Prof Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of the Royal College of Practitioners (RCGP), when she dropped by the Stone Castle Centre Conisbrough. 

Prof Stokes-Lampard, who is a practising GP, was visiting the region to attend the RCGP’s South Yorkshire/North Trent annual general meeting.

Practice manager Mona Parks said she also met staff at the outstanding-rated practice and discussed the challenges of providing high quality primary care to patients, as well as meeting patients from the surgery’s practice participation group.

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