Dr Luke James

Medical Director for Health Clinics at Bupa UK

Luke qualified in 1998 from UCL and prior to joining Bupa, spent 13 years as a GP Partner in a large GP practice in Buckinghamshire. During this time he was elected to the board of Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group and led the implementation of a single electronic clinical care record covering 270k patients and 27 practices.

He also holds qualifications in psychology, forensic medicine and medical education and in addition to his role with Bupa he continues to work as a locum GP and GP appraiser.

Luke is passionate about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and high quality primary care in preventing rather than simply treating illness. He is a keen sportsman and continues to play tennis and football to an ever decreasing standard!