Hear from awarded GPs

We asked some questions to a selection of the GP surgeries who are part of our 'Pride in Practice' scheme.

NHS England's Head of Public Voice and the Director of Public Health, Manchester talk about The Lesbian & Gay Foundation and Pride in Practice.

Speaking: Olivia Butterworth, Head of Public Voice, NHS England; David Regan, Director of Public Health; Dr Luke Wookey, Fairfax Group Practice; Paul Martin OBE, Chief Executive of The LGF

Q. As a GP do you think it is beneficial to be aware of your patient’s sexual orientation?

The Bodey Medical Centre

Cornbrook Medical Practice

Fairfax Group Practice

Dr Stephen Tomkinson and Dr Siobhan Macintyre at The Bodey Medical Centre.

Dr Philippa James at Cornbrook Medical Practice.

Dr Luke Wookey at Fairfax Group Practice.

Q. What kind of feedback have you received from patients since joining Pride in Practice?

The Bodey Medical Centre

Cornbrook Medical Practice

Fairfax Group Practice

Dr Stephen Tomkinson and Dr Siobhan Macintyre at The Bodey Medical Centre.

Dr Philippa James at Cornbrook Medical Practice.

Dr Luke Wookey at Fairfax Group Practice.

Q. How did you find the process of Pride in Practice?

The Bodey Medical Centre

Cornbrook Medical Practice

Fairfax Group Practice

Dr Stephen Tomkinson and Dr Siobhan Macintyre at The Bodey Medical Centre.

Dr Philippa James at Cornbrook Medical Practice.

Dr Luke Wookey at Fairfax Group Practice.

Q. What has been the most beneficial change in your practice since joining Pride in Practice?

Cornbrook Medical Practice

Fairfax Group Practice

Ann-Marie McGlacken, Receptionist at Cornbrook Medical Practice.

Rebecca Burns, Practice Administrator at Fairfax Group Practice.

Q. What do you think GPs can do to be more supportive of lesbian, gay and bisexual patients?

Cornbrook Medical Practice

Fairfax Group Practice

Dr Philippa James at Cornbrook Medical Practice.

Dr Luke Wookey at Fairfax Group Practice.

Q. Do you think projects like Pride in Practice have a positive impact?

Dr Luke Wookey at Fairfax Group Practice.