General meetings

General meetings are held at 30 Euston Square

Annual General Meeting

The 2020 Annual General Meeting of College took place on Friday 20 November 2020

We published the remarks of Professor Martin Marshall, Chair of RCGP Council.

The 2021 Annual General Meeting will take place on Friday 19 November 2021.

Spring General Meeting 2021

The Spring General Meeting took place on Friday 14 May 2021

The William Pickles Lecture, which usually takes place at the Spring General Meeting, was decoupled this year and held online via Zoom. A recording of the lecture can be viewed.

Business meeting

Items include annual reports from the Chairs of Council and Trustee Board and receipt of the audited accounts, any changes to the College's governing documents and formal approval of College Fellows and Honorary Fellows.

This is a public meeting but only members can vote.

To express your interest in attending email us.


Lectures are normally published in the British Journal of General Practice.

The James Mackenzie Lecture 2019

This lecture is delivered at the Annual General Meeting and usually relates to an aspect of clinical medicine.

The 2019 James MacKenzie Lecture: Why evidence still matters to general practice was given by Tom Fahey, Professor & Head of Department, RCSI Department of General Practice.

The William Pickles Lecture 2019

This lecture is delivered at the Spring General Meeting with a topic relating to an aspect of education.

Nominations for the lecturer are submitted to the Awards and Fellowship Committee of the College.

The 2019 William Pickles Lecture: Training Tomorrow's Doctors: 1851 – 2051 was given by Professor Sir Terence Stephenson, Nuffield Professor Child Health at the Institute of Child Health, University College London.

Awards and Fellowships ceremony

This is like a University graduation event and includes the presentation of awards and fellowships.

Award winners and Fellows-Elect will be invited by email to complete a booking form to attend a ceremony.

You can view programmes from previous meetings, with details of speakers, awards and fellowship presentations below:

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