Dr Mair Hopkin

SpecialityJoint Chair, Wales, Royal College of GPs

Dr Mair Hopkin qualified in 1980 and was until 2019 a partner at the Old School Surgery in Pontyclun. She has served as Chair and Provost of the South East Wales Faculty, as well as being Faculty Representative to RCGP’s UK Council.

Mair has a keen interest in child development and child and women’s health. She introduced a Well Baby clinic before it became part of the GP contract, and has co-authored a book on Child Health Development in Wales. She has also developed an interest in medical education, currently an Associate Dean in the Wales Deanery.

She married a farmer and lived on a working farm for three decades. She has 3 children, one of whom is a GP, and 4 grandchildren. Outside of medicine, her hobbies include spinning wool, knitting, reading and destructive gardening (“I’m good at pruning and digging but not growing things”). She is a Welsh learner.