Podcast | Interview with Professor Mayur Lakhani, RCGP President

25th April 2018 by NASGP

Podcast | Interview with Professor Mayur Lakhani, RCGP President

Podcast notes

  • 00.55 Presidential superpowers
  • 03:24 Largest Royal college, 66 years old
  • 04:07 Listening exercise – “How do we need to change?”
  • 07:19 co-producers; working with the people you serve
  • 08:00 talktopresident@rcgp.org.uk
  • 09:15 “The future of general practice”
  • 09:52 “We’re working in a broken system”
  • 10:23 What’s the scale of the change we need? No magic bullet.
  • 11:30 Sessional GPs leading change.
  • 12.39 Funding is a big issue; more needs to come to general practice.
  • 13:23 How does the college position itself?
  • 13:45 Faculty review; 32 regional offices.
  • 15:44 Need more sessional GP RCGP ‘fellows’; marked gender/ethnicity inequality.
  • 17:00 Proactive vs reactive.
  • 18:46 How can members engage.
  • 19:30 Workload; HALT, wellbeing.
  • 21:00 How to get involved.
  • 22:00 Virtual listening for sessional GPs?
  • 23:30 “It’s the hardest job”.
  • 23:50 GP training
  • 24:30 How does Mayur relax? Tennis!
  • 25:23 Junior doctors.
  • 27:00 Being disciplined.
  • 28:00 Would you advise your daughters to be GPs?
  • 29:00 Specialty training.



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