Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard is Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners, which represents and supports over 50,000 GPs in the UK. She grew up in Swansea and, after qualifying in Medicine in 1996, worked in Obstetrics and Gynaecology before training as a GP. Her clinical interests include women’s health and end-of-life care. Professor Stokes-Lampard is a mentor for doctors in difficulty in the Midlands and is currently on secondment to the Institute of Clinical Sciences at the University of Birmingham. She is also Vice Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges.