Dr Steve Holmes

SpecialityPrevious Chair and Education Lead, Primary Care Respiratory Society; GP Shepton Mallet; RCGP Council Member

Steve qualified as a GP in 1989 and, after initially practising in the north of the country, has been working in Somerset since 2002. He has a long-standing respiratory interest in primary care, has chaired the PCRS and was involved with the British Asthma Guidelines (BTS/SIGN) for 10 years. Steve has been a GP trainer since 1990 and has been involved in medical education throughout his career. Steve has also been involved with a variety of multi-professional, cross boundary initiatives within the NHS and has more than 200 publications to his name. He has had an interest in communication skills training and change management – along with a passion to encourage clinicians to make a difference.