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GPC elections

GPC UK byelection

There will be a GPC UK by-election for a representative from the Dorset Wiltshire region for the remainder of the current term (to 2020), to replace Helena McKeown who has been elected chair of the BMA representative body.

The election will proceed along the following time frames:

Nominations: 12pm Thursday 25 July - 12pm Thursday 8 August

Voting: 12pm Tuesday 13 August – 12pm Tuesday 27 august  

Voting is open to GPs in the Dorset Wiltshire region. To nominate yourself or vote in the election, please log in to the BMA's election webpage or find out more about the BMA’s online election system.

To take part in the elections you must register for a BMA website account. Please note that you do not need to be a BMA member to create a BMA website account.

If you have any questions about the election process, please contact [email protected].


ARM elections to GPC UK

The following have been elected from the ARM to GPC UK for the 2019-20 session.

  • Om Aggarwal
  • Fay Wilson
  • Stuart Blake
  • Surendra Kumar
  • Annapurna Rao
  • Zoe Greaves
  • Clare Gerada
  • Bethan Roberts
  • Karthik Bhat
  • Daniel Djemal


Regional representative elections

GPC regional representative elections for this session have now concluded. The following have been elected to GPC UK for the 2019-2022 sessions:

  • Richard Vautrey (Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds, Wakefield)
  • Diana Hunter (Cambridgeshire & Bedfordshire)
  • Kieran Sharrock (East Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire)
  • Nigel Watson (Hampshire & Isle of Wight)
  • Violaine Carpenter (Hertfordshire)
  • Gaurav Gupta (Kent)
  • Julius Parker (Surrey & Croydon)
  • Alan Dow (Wigan & Bolton, Bury & Rochdale, West Pennine)
  • Alan Stout (Northern Ireland)
  • Brian Balmer (North & South Essex)
  • Terry John (Barking & Havering, Redbridge & Waltham Forest, City & East London)
  • Preeti Shukla (Cumbria & Lancashire)
  • Chris Black (Ayrshire & Arran, Borders, Dumfries & Galloway, Lanarkshire)
  • Bruce Hughes (South & West Devon, Cornwall & Isles of Scilly)
  • Brian Mcgregor (North Yorkshire, Bradford), by-election, elected for the 2019-2020 session


LMC UK conference GPC elections

The BMA online election system was used successfully for the first time at LMC UK conference. The election results for the seven doctors elected to GPC for the 2019-20 session were:

  • Rachel Ali 
  • Samira Anane
  • Paul Cundy
  • Chandra Kanneganti
  • Krishna Kasaraneni
  • Denise McFarlane
  • Timothy Morton 

Contact us

If you have any questions about the election process, please contact [email protected].