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Dr Gary Howsam - Clinical Chair

Gary Howsam profile

Gary is a GP Partner in a newly established two-site practice in Peterborough. Alongside his clinical role, he holds local, regional and national positions giving him the opportunity to see the strengths of, and challenges facing, General Practice from a number of different perspectives.

He was elected as Vice Chair (External Affairs) of the RCGP in 2019. His RCGP portfolio also includes being officer lead for Sustainability and the Climate Emergency, Research and Innovation, and Patient and Carer involvement. Gary is a member of the Council of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. 

Gary has been Chair of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG's Governing Body since July 2016 and he is also Vice Chair of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Integrated Care System (ICS) Board and Vice Chair of the Peterborough Health and Wellbeing Board. 

He initially trained as a dentist, but after completing a subsequent medical degree and basic surgical training, with a view to a career in maxillofacial surgery, he started General Practice training in 2005. He has worked in salaried, partner, trainer and Out of Hours roles across Cambridgeshire since finishing his training in 2008.