England general practitioners committee

GPC England is the representative body for GPs in England. Find out more about our meetings, members and priorities.

Location: England
Audience: GPs
Updated: Tuesday 6 April 2021
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Our priorities

GP performance management

NHSEI have agreed commitments with GPC on performance management systems. These commitments will improve the current performance management process and support just decision making by all those involved in the handling of performance concerns.

Read our joint statement

England GP contract agreement

The GP contract changes in England for 2020/21 have now been agreed.

Read the details

Saving general practice

The Saving general practice report, published in November 2017, sets out the BMA’s proposed solutions to address significant challenges within general practice. It lays out the areas that need to be addressed, such as workforce strategy, underfunding and workload pressures.

COVID-19 has has highlighted that these issues still need to be addressed urgently.

View the report


Our people

GPC England is represented by the chair, the deputy chair, the executive team and the committee policy leads.

Chair: Richard Vautrey

Executive team:
Mark Sanford-Wood (deputy chair)
Farah Jameel
Krishna Kasaraneni














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Richard Grimes

Forest/City and E London - Terry John

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Our meetings

GPC England meets four times a year to discuss the latest issues facing general practice. These meetings are open to GPC members, but the committee also welcomes observers from local medical committees (LMCs). LMCs interested in sending an observer to a GPC meeting should contact the GPC office to arrange a suitable date.

Meeting dates:

  • Thursday 20 May 2021

  • Thursday 15 July 2021
  • Thursday 18 November 2021
  • Thursday 20 January 2022
  • Thursday 19 May 2022
  • Thursday 21 July 2022

All meetings take place from 10am to 5pm either virtually or at:

BMA House
Tavistock Square

For more information please contact [email protected].


Get in touch

If you are interested in finding out more about the work of the GPC England, email [email protected].