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    Greg is an academic General Practitioner with an interest in primary care research and medical education. He has received a number of personal National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) awards including a Doctoral and Academic Clinical Lecturer Fellowships. He completed his medical training in Nottingham before going onto postgraduate studies in Oxford and Liverpool then worked as a Clinical Lecturer in Cambridge. He has also previously sudied as a Global Clinical Scholar at Harvard University. Clinically Greg works as an General Practitioner in St.Helens and is also a MERIT doctor for the North West Amblance Service. 

    Research interests

    Greg's research interests have focused on developing and evaluating complex interventions for use in primary care. He has experience in systematic reviews, randomised trials, observational studies along with qualitative research approaches. Greg is the Deputy Lead for the NIHR North Weat Coast Complex Intervention Theme. 


    Greg is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Educators. He leads the complexity and uncertainty theme on the MBChB at Edge Hill Medical School. His medical education interests reflect those of his research interests and in addition have focused on global health, workplace based training and role modelling.

    External engagement

    Greg has previously served on the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) Medical Technology Advisory committee, the UK National Screening Committee and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Council. He has also worked at the World Health Organization (WHO) information, evidence and research cluster. He is Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners and is a past recipient of the highly prestigious Yvonne Carter award for priamry care research.


    • R Medicine
    • RA Public aspects of medicine


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