We have spoken with many GPs, trainees and students. You have told us you want to develop your knowledge work skills to help both with your clinical practice, and your wider professional roles.

You told us it would be helpful to know what other GPs are doing - to hear their knowledge worker stories. We have asked a number of people to tell you their stories. Click on each of the boxes below to read more.

STORIES OF CLINICAL SCHOLARSHIP

JOANNE

REEVE

GP and Professor of Primary Care Research 

Hull

JANE

WILLCOCK

GP in Salford and Chair of the RCGP Overdiagnosis group

PUJA

VERMA

GP and GP Portfolio Fellow 

London & Hull

EMILY

PLAYER

GP working in mainstream GP and a Vulnerable adult service

DAVID

SMITH

GP AiT and Academic Clinical Fellow Leeds

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POLLY

DUNCAN

GP and research fellow 

Bristol

AMAR

RUGHANI

Provost RCGP South Yorkshire North Trent & retired GP

UMESH

CHAUHAN

Quality Improvement Lead East Lancashire CCG and GP principle

JAMES

BENNETT

GP and GP Portfolio Fellow

Hull

KATIE

BARNETT

Post CCT GP Fellow

Ellen is a medical student who became involved in a research project in her third year of University. She shares her experiences getting involved in scholarship activities at an early stage of her career and how it has helped her develop as a clinician.

Connor is a recently qualified doctor who has embraced research opportunities at university though an qualitative project and intercalated MPhil. Here he reflects on what he has learnt and how he hopes to apply the skills he has acquired in his future career.

Beth is an associate professor and medical statistician at the University of Southampton. Her work involves helping researchers design projects and interpret their results. She works closely with the Primary Care Research Department helping clinicians optimise their research study designs and here she tells us more about how she became involved in General Practice Scholarship.

Sara is a NIHR Clinical Lecturer at the University of Southampton having recently completed her PHD. She is also a NHS GP who works in a unique community based acute frailty unit in Oxfordshire. She tells us about her less traditional pathway into clinical research.