Rob qualified as a Doctor in 1986 and has worked in General Practice since 1990. Having worked as a GP Principal for many years, he chose to become a Freelance GP in 2012. Currently working across two GP practices and other healthcare providers, his portfolio includes work as a GP with a Special Interest for people with substance misuse problems, musculoskeletal pain and occupational medicine. His portfolio also includes work in urgent care. He was a nationally elected member of the RCGP Council 2017-2020. He was Clinical Director for one of the DWP Fit for Work pilots (2008-12) that provided a referral service for GPs to help people with chronic conditions get back to work.