RCGP Wales awards

Quality patient care is a priority for RCGP Wales and it is important to recognise general practice at its best.

The Annual RCGP Wales General Practice Awards create an opportunity for patients to recognise the dedication of those who play an important role in ensuring their quality of care.

This year's awards were held at The Exchange Hotel in Cardiff Bay on Friday 15 November 2019.

At the event Dr Peter Hopkin and Dr Peter Saul, Joint Chairs of RCGP Wales, officiated the ceremony and the awards were presented by the following people:

  • GP of the Year – Professor Mayur Lakhani, President of the RCGP 
  • Practice Team of the Year – Eleri Sion, BBC Radio Wales
  • Student of the Year – Dai Lloyd AM
  • Trainee of the Year – Dai Lloyd AM
  • Thrive GP Award – Dr Richard Lewis
  • Cluster Innovation Award – Vaughan Gething AM 
  • Membership Under Ordinance – Dr Mair Hopkin

Shortlisted nominees for RCGP Wales GP of the Year 2019

  • Dr Esyllt Llwyd, Waunfawr Surgery, Waunfawr
  • Dr Ian  Morris, Taffs Well Medical Centre, Taffs Well
  • Dr Noel McLouglin, St Isan Rd Surgery, Heath, Cardiff
  • Dr Dan Cooper, Overton-on-Dee Surgery, Bangor-on-Dee
  • Dr Matthew Davies, Middle Lane Surgery, Denbigh
  • Professor Chris Butler, Cynon Vale Medical Practice, Mountain Ash
  • Dr Huw Gwilym, Liverpool House Surgery, Waunfawr
  • Dr Robert Jones, Middle Lane Surgery, Denbigh
  • Dr Catrin Elis Williams, Bodnant Medical Centre, Bangor
  • Dr George Brand, Llandeyrn Health Centre, Cardiff

The Award Winner was Professor Chris Butler.

Our First Runner Up was Dr George Brand with Dr Noel McLouglin and Dr Dan Cooper awarded joint Second Runner Up.


Shortlisted nominees for RCGP Wales Practice Team of the Year 2019

  • St Davids Clinic, Newport
  • Tanyfron Surgery, Aberaeron
  • Ty'r Felin Surgery, Gorseinon
  • Minster Rd Surgery, Cardiff
  • St Thomas Surgery, Haverfordwest
  • Middle Lane Surgery, Denbigh
  • Bodnant Medical Centre, Bangor
  • Llandrindod Wells Medical Centre, Llandrindod Wells

Tanyfron Surgery was declared the overall Winner of the Award.

St Thomas Surgery was the First Runner Up and Llandrindod Wells Medical Centre Second Runner Up.


All other RCGP Wales Awards 2019

  • Student of the Year: Dr Rhianedd Tudor-Jones
  • Trainee of the Year: Dr Aimee Daniella 
  • Student of the Year: Dr Tom Kneale
  • Cluster Winner: Sian Jones, South Powys Cluster
  • Cluster First Runner Up: Dr Rowena Christmas, North Monmouthshire Cluster
  • Cluster Second Runner Up: Dr Tony Kluge, Penderi, Llwchwr and Cwmtawe Cluster Network
  • Membership Under Ordinance: Dr Has Shah

RCGP Wales congratulates the winners and nominees of all our 2019 awards.

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