Coaching & Mentoring for GPs

Coaching and mentoring is a key professional development tool to support adult reflective learning. Find a variety of coaching options for GPs below.

Funded Coaching & Mentoring from C&P Training Hub

  • Are you in need of an opportunity for discussion in a safe environment?
  • Are you thinking of leaving general practice?
  • Are you questioning “what is next” for you?
  • Are you on maternity or sick leave and worried about returning to practice?
  • Are you new to the area or an IMG learning to navigate general practice in C&P?


C&P Training Hub now has GP mentors to support you in finding your way forward.

To access free coaching and mentoring support please email with your contact details and preference for a coach/mentor.

Our mentors:

Dr Sarah Ray is a portfolio GP and Clinical Lead of Cambs GP Network local federation. Sarah has been a GP for over 20 years and is keen to help and support the local population of GPs.

Dr Susie Lister is a portfolio GP with a specialist interest in women’s health. She is also an Associate Lecturer for the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, with more than 10 years of experience in medical education.

Dr Kate Lowery is a portfolio GP in Cambridge. She splits her time between clinical work, working as the Early Career GP lead at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Training Hub, mentoring and coaching other health professionals as part of the supporting mentors scheme and being Mum to two primary school aged children.

Dr Lisa Lim is a GP Partner, a GP Trainer and student lead at her practice. Prior to becoming a partner, she worked as a salaried GP and a researcher at the Primary Care Unit at the University of Cambridge for 10 years. She is Chair of Cambs GP Network (a GP Federation) and a member of Cambs LMC.

Dr Mark Brookes has been a GP partner for 20 years, the last 14 of which spent working in Cambridge. His interests include Quality Improvement and personalised care, and he is currently the Personalised Care Clinical Champion for the ICS. Prior to this he had leadership roles at the CCG , including on the Governing Body.

Dr Rajarshi (Raj) Raha is a portfolio GP, currently working towards the ILM 5 in Effective Coaching and Mentoring. He has been a GP for 16 years, working as a GP Partner and salaried GP before becoming a locum GP. Raj is a GP appraiser for the east of England, a LMC executive committee member, an examiner for Cambridge University medical students and works for NHS Practitioner Health. He is also training to become a specialist GP advisor for the CQC.

Dr Rachel Harmer has been a GP in Cambridge for 22 years. She started as a GP Retainer when her children were small, and is now a GP Partner. She is Clinical Director of Cambridge City PCN, and is particularly interested in the impact of deprivation on health, and how we can begin to address health inequalities locally.

Dr Jo Scrivens has been a GP in Cambridgeshire for the past 20 years – as a locum, partner, salaried GP and retainer. She has previously worked in GP education and currently works as a salaried GP and LMC committee member, board member and treasurer. She completed her ILM Level 5 Certificate in Effective Coaching and Mentoring in July 2023.

Dr Sisi Chen is a portfolio GP and an Occupational Health Physician. She has worked in various GP roles including salaried, partnership and locum. Currently, she is splitting her time doing GP, Occupational health, medical school teaching and coaching. She is keen to help local population of GPs and is particularly interested in promoting health and wellbeing, work life balance and self-empowerment.

Dr Diana Hunter is an experienced part-time GP who has worked in the Cambridgeshire area for the last 18 years.  She has been a partner, locum and is currently salaried in a rural practice in Kimbolton.  She has an interest in teaching, woman’s health and elderly care alongside chairing the LMC.   Outside of work, Diana is a mum to three boys and spends her free time cooking, swimming, travelling, or hanging out with her border terrier, Monty.

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