BIMA is honoured to welcome Professor Clare Gerada MBE at the BIMA National Conference 2017.
Professor Gerada is a London-based GP and the Former Chair of Council of the Royal College of General Practitioners from 2010-2013; she was the first female Chair for over half a century.
She is currently Medical Director for the NHS Practitioner Health Programme (PHP), a service which provides help to sick doctors and dentists, and has held a number of national roles including Senior Policy Advisor, Department of Health Drugs and Alcohol; Director of RCGP Substance Misuse Use Unit & was Chair of RCGP National Expert Group on Substance Misuse. In both of these roles, Professor Gerada provided national leadership in substance misuse, developing the RCGP Certificate in Substance Misuse and supporting the creation of shared care working across England.
Professor Gerada was named one of Britain’s top 100 most influential women by BBC Radio 4’s Women’s Hour.