Maria Clark

Maria Clark FFGDP(UK)(Hon.) is the College’s Patient Representative, and was previously a member of the FGDP(UK) Lay and Patient Panel. Her interest in health services began in 2006 when going through genetic counselling for a rare condition, and as a solicitor she spent 10 years supporting people disabled as a result of the negligence of clinicians, employers and others. She is currently a Patient Safety Partner at NHS England, Vice-Chair of the British Medical Association’s Patient Liaison Group, Patient Champion at her local GP practice, external research ethics reviewer for the University of Sheffield and a lay examiner for the part 3 membership exam of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Maria is a non-voting member of the Council.

Updated 2024