Project Description

Iona Heath


Iona Heath was a general practitioner in inner city London (1975-2010) and was president of the UK Royal College of General Practitioners (2009-2012).

Heath has written regularly for the British Medical Journal and has contributed essays to many other medical journals across the world. She has been particularly interested to explore the nature of general practice, the importance of medical generalism, issues of justice and liberty in relation to health care, the corrosive influence of the medical industrial complex and the commercialisation of medicine, and the challenges posed by: