The eight join over 1,000 other candidates to receive an award on the 2016 birthday list, including 312 earning a British Empire Medal (BEM), 477 MBEs and 215 OBEs.
GPs recognised in the Queen's birthday honours include:
Professor Helen Louise Ann Houston – professor of general practice, School of Medicine, Cardiff University. For services to medical education and health services in south Wales.
Dr Charlotte Pamela Logue – general practitioner and specialist in genito-urinary medicine, Causeway Coast. For services to medicine.
Dr Helen Margaret McKendrick – general practitioner and founding partner, Vauxhall Primary Health Care Practice, Liverpool. For services to general practice.
Dr Andrew Ian Naylor – general practitioner, Leverburgh Surgery. For services to healthcare on the Isle of Harris, Western Isles.
Dr Simon Opher – general practitioner and founder, Art-Lift. For services to healthcare and patients' wellbeing in Gloucestershire.
Dr Clifford Richards – GP adviser and clinical lead, Cheshire and Merseyside. For services to healthcare.
Professor Deborah Janette Sharp – professor of primary healthcare, University of Bristol. For services to primary care.
Dr Margaret Anne Talbot – general practitioner, Greater Manchester. For services to general practice.