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About us

GPnotebook Education is an independent educational resource for all primary care healthcare professionals.

All GPnotebook Education resources provide unbiased, independent content, prepared and presented by fellow healthcare professionals. We accept no pharmaceutical sponsorship or exhibitors.

  • GPnotebook Clinics: face-to-face events across UK and Ireland that mirror daily work in primary care, using multiple patient case studies to cover the latest clinical guidance, research and hot topics.
  • GPnotebook Study Groups: online small-group learning sessions. Fast-paced, highly interactive sessions combine the latest clinical guidance, research, case studies and hot topics.
  • Workbooks which provide summaries of the case studies covered during the courses plus associated learning points and key take-home messages, as well as ideas for quality improvement activities such as prescribing audits.
  • CCG courses: face-to-face or virtual sessions tailored to your local needs.
  • GPnotebook Shortcuts: a series of quickly digestible, downloadable learning aids to help us help our patients in primary care.

Meet the new team

Dr Roger Henderson

Dr Roger Henderson was born in 1960 and raised in Cumbria. He qualified as a doctor from St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London in 1985, and as a general practitioner in 1990. He entered the media world in 1995, and within 2 years was the medical columnist for the Sunday Times. He now writes for a number of national newspapers and magazines, is the consultant clinical writer for the Healthily website, and appears regularly on the television, radio and online, being one of the UKs most trusted health broadcasters. He is a very experienced GP, formerly the senior partner of a 14,000-patient general practice where he was also a GP trainer, running his large main surgery and two branch surgeries including a University campsite. He now works as a sessional GP in order to concentrate on his health PR and media work, and is a regular judge for the national General Practice awards. He has written and given presentations at many national and international health conferences over the last 25 years, and is involved with multiple online talks and presentations as well as being an experienced conference chairman and facilitator. His website is

Dr Hannah Rosa   


Hannah is a Locum GP based in the North East of England.  

After graduating from Newcastle Medical School in 2009 she completed her foundation training in Northumbria before entering GP training. During her training she complete the Diploma with The Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, whilst working in a sexual health clinic in Newcastle Upon Tyne.  

After qualifying as a GP Hannah has had a variety of roles running alongside her regular GP work, including working as a GP in a substance misuse centre in South Shields, spending a year working as an Associate Clinical Lecturer with Newcastle Medical School and working with Health Education England as an assessor for GP recruitment. 

Over the last 3 years she combined her clinical work with her passion for teaching. She works closely with First Contact Clinical, a social enterprise scheme in the North East and has developed and now leads their sexual health and alcohol and substance misuse training sessions, she also runs sessions for GP trainees with Health Education North East on alcohol and substance misuse. She is currently completing the Certificate in Medical Education with Newcastle University.  

Outside of work Hannah lives with her husband and their 3 children, and she is a keen runner and mountain climber. When she hasn’t been busy running after the children, she has completed various items on her bucket list including The Great North Run and the topped the 3 Peaks.

Dr James Waldron

James is a Portfolio GP working in Nottingham.  James has a great interest in teaching, technology and online interactive education and has a boundless enthusiasm and drive to create and support communities of doctors and learners and also in finding new ways of doing things and delivering interesting interactive education.  He works as a GP tutor delivering the New to Practice programme and Trainee Transition scheme via the Phoenix Programme as well as working for the Nottinghamshire Alliance Training Hub finding, creating and supporting educational and CPD events.  In addition to education, he also manages schools outreach projects and has been leading the creation of a workforce app due for release soon!  James is the Vale of Trent First 5 Lead and part of the leadership committee for NextGen GP in the Midlands. 

In addition to his medical qualifications he has a PostGrad Certificate in Medical education and is a certified MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) builder. 


James loves nothing better than spending time with people and being on stage and has a passion for music and “am-dram”, and is busy filling his house with guitars (15 and counting) but also play the violin with the Nottingham Symphony Orchestra. James is also an avid traveller having taken 2 years within training to explore the world and try new and exciting things all across the globe.

Dr Kate Chesterman

Kate Chesterman is a part-time salaried GP in Wymondham Medical Practice near Norwich. 

She graduated from The University of Birmingham in 2005 where she was also part of  Birmingham Medical Research Expeditionary Society. After foundation training and time in New Zealand she returned to do her GP training in the Wessex area. As part of this she obtained both MRCGP and MRCP qualifications as well as Diplomas in Child Health and Obstetrics and Gynaecology.  

As a newly qualified GP she helped to set up a local “First 5 group” to support ongoing CPD for herself and local colleagues. After working in Hampshire, Kate spent a year in Canada getting to grips with a different health system and style of working. She subsequently settled in Norfolk and has recently enjoyed assisting her practice in the introduction of remote consulting through digital triage and telephone consultations.

Outside of work, Kate is a keen cyclist and enjoys long-distance sportives. She is also a mum to two young and very active children!