Jeremy Hunt announced as keynote speaker at RCGP Annual Conference

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been confirmed as a keynote speaker for this year's RCGP Annual Conference in Harrogate.

Mr Hunt's speech will be his third presentation at the conference in four years, and will take place on the first day of the event, which runs from 6-8 October 2016.

He will join a list of respected figures from the world of medicine in addressing upto 1,600 delegates in plenaries over the three-day conference, plus 45 concurrent learning sessions, a vibrant exhibition, lively fringe programme and 400 poster presentations.

The full list of plenary speakers includes:

Dr Arvind Madan Director of Primary Care for NHS England and London GP

Professor Maureen Baker Chair of the RCGP

Professor David Haslam Chair of NICE and former GP

Dr Matt Kearney National Director of CVD Prevention NHS England

Kate Allatt Inspirational survivor of locked-in syndrome

Sir Sam Everington GP chair of Tower Hamlets CCG in East London

Professor Jonathan Shepherd Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Director of the Violence Research Group at Cardiff University

For full details of the latest programme for the RCGP Annual Conference visit: www.rcgpac.org.uk (Early bird rates due to end 30 May 2016)

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