National Association of Sessional GPs

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The National Association of Sessional GPs NASGP (formerly the National Association of Non-Principals) is a group representing doctors in the United Kingdom.

History and activities[edit]

The organisation was founded 1997 by a group of Sessional GPs (independent general practitioners) with the aim of representing all fully qualified GPs working as locums, assistants, salaried GPs, and retainers.

The organisation has a chief executive officer, a business manager, and a council of seven members elected through national ballot.

The organisation publishes The Sessional GP, a bimonthly newsletter on topics relating to sessional GPs. It also acts as an umbrella organisation for approximately 65 local sessional GP groups.

Aims and objectives[edit]

The group represents sessional GPs at a national level, provides support for members and for local sessional GP groups. The group is involved in lobbying other medical organisations to ensure equitable representation of sessional GPs.


Dr Mike Uprichard (2006 - )
Dr Cath Sheperd (2003 - 2006)
Dr Richard Fieldhouse (1997 - 2003)

External links[edit]

National Association of Sessional GPs