We’re proud to have officially launched the LTF with an event hosted by the Royal College of GPs on 19th October.
More than 50 guests were in attendance including leading figures from the medical world such as Dr Terry Kemple, President of the RCGP, David Wrigley, Deputy Chair of the British Medical Association and Sir Sam Everington, Chair of Tower Hamlets CCG, as well as representatives of doctors support groups and charities including Debbie Kerslake, Chief Executive of Cruse and Anne Culley, Chair of Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide. Members of Louise Tebboth’s family were also present.
Guests heard speeches from Rev Dr Malcolm Torry, Chair of the LTF, Gary Marson, Louise’s husband and the founder of the charity, Lucy Warner, Chief Executive of the Practitioners Health Programme and Baroness Ilora Finlay,Professor of Palliative Medicine and past President of the Royal Society of Medicine. You can watch the highlights on the links below.
Watch the Rev Dr Malcolm Torry’s opening remarks
Watch Gary Marson reflect on the suicide of his GP wife, Louise
Watch Baroness Finlay on the stigma faced by doctors with mental illness
Watch Lucy Warner on the new mental health service for GPs