Youngest GPC negotiator reveals priorities in first interview

New GPC negotiator Dr Beth McCarron-Nash has revealed her priorities during her first interview since election.

Beth McCarron-Nash
Beth McCarron-Nash

The 35-year-old from Honiton, Devon, believed that the profession needed to work on its PR. ‘GPs have been portrayed in a very negative light in certain parts of the media. So I think it is important we become much more savvy about how we communicate.’

Dr McCarron-Nash was the brains behind the BMA’s recent ‘Support Your Surgery’ campaign which resulted in a 1.2 million-signature petition presented to 10 Downing Street in June.

neil.durham@haymarket.com

For the full interview with Dr McCarron-Nash, read GP dated 8 August.

Are you a GP aged under 35 with an opinion to express about what matters to you? GP Newspaper is launching the GP35, a panel of 35 GPs under 35 to comment on general practice issues. If you would like to take part, email neil.durham@haymarket.com. Note that you need to be registered as a GP on Healthcare Republic to take part. To do so, go to the GP registration page.

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