Essence of General Practice

Thursday, 02 May 2019

From 1900 to 2100

Medico-Chirurgical Hall

Professor John Gillies OBE, Past Chair of RCGP Scotland & Honorary Professor University of Edinburgh, Senior Adviser Global Health Academy, Co-Director University of Edinburgh Compassion Initiative

The essence of General Practice - 10 years on

John Gillies qualified from Edinburgh University and after junior hospital posts, worked as a medical officer in Malawi, Africa where he carried out research into the epidemiology of endemic goitre and cretinism. From 1985, he was a principal in rural general practice in Glenluce Wigtownshire and then for 16 years in Selkirk in Scottish Borders until 2013. He was a GP trainer and Training Programme Director with NHS Education Scotland until 2012.

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