What is it like being the Chair of the JIC? Lessons on leadership – not what you think!

As some of you know, I am in Japan for my three-month stint here. I had a week off in Tokyo before joining my colleagues at Fukushima Medical University where I had some time to visit some friends, including a couple of Japanese GP friends. Having not seen them for a year, one of them … Continue reading What is it like being the Chair of the JIC? Lessons on leadership – not what you think!

Little Portugal – how to meet the needs of your London population? – interview with Dr Vikesh Sharma

I am so excited by this blog post! I managed to capture half an hour with Dr Vikesh Sharma during the THET conference and got a brilliant interview with him about the fantastic work he is doing with the Portuguese population in South London.  Its such an exciting project that he was interviewed for 2 … Continue reading Little Portugal – how to meet the needs of your London population? – interview with Dr Vikesh Sharma

Let’s welcome back our overseas GPs – update on the I&R scheme

So one of the things that the JIC feels passionate about is making sure that international primary care opportunities are possible for those who want it. Advocacy is an important part of our work and, in the past, we've worked alongside members of other colleges to get it recognised on core curriculae and tried to raise … Continue reading Let’s welcome back our overseas GPs – update on the I&R scheme

Recovering from the RCGP Annual Conference

LOVAH conference - every year, the Dutch GP's in training host a fantastic conference exchange. It's honestly not an opportunity to miss so check out the application. Deadline November 15th. RCGP annual conference The conference is finally over. Apparently more than 1200 delegates attended the conference with over 160 speakers. There were some controversial moments (no … Continue reading Recovering from the RCGP Annual Conference