Dr Richard Roope
Cancer Research UK Primary Care Advisor, Wessex Cancer Alliance GP Advisor and Wessex Rapid Investigation Service GP
Richard Roope, MA, MBBS, MSc, AFOM, MFMLM, FRCGP, is a Portfolio GP working in Primary Care and Cancer Management, including a role as a Rapid Investigation Service GP. Richard studied at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge and The Royal London Hospital, qualifying in 1987. He was awarded a Masters in Occupational Medicine in Manchester in 2008. He has worked within cancer services in Hampshire and Wessex since 2001. He was the RCGP and Cancer Research UK Cancer Champion 2014-2020 and has had an advisory role with Cancer Research UK since 2015. He has been on several national steering committees, including the National Cancer Advisory Group. In 2015, he was elected to Fellowship of the RCGP for contributions to Cancer Management. He sings in a choir, and cycles sometimes raising money for Cancer Research UK.