Global Programme presenters

  • Dr Charlotte Hart

    Charlotte is a GP from Shropshire in the UK.  She is a partner and GP trainer and has been at her practice for the last 12 years.  She has always been interested in medical education and was the Course Director for the Masters in Medical Education at Keele University before joining Red Whale in 2016.  She is the lead for multiprofessional education at Red Whale and teaches on the GP Update, GP Nurse Update, Clinical Pharmacist update and the MSK and Chronic Pain Courses.

  • Dr Osman Bhatti

    Osman has been a GP in East London for the past 13 years His specific interests are in Medical Education as well as Information Technology, holding roles as a VTS Programme Director and a GP Update presenter for Red Whale as well as being the Chief Clinical Information Officer (CCIO) across North East London. He has led on local developments for innovative teaching including the development of webinars and livestreaming as well as rolling out virtual MDT meetings.

  • Dr Lucy Cox

    Lucy is a GP with a special in interest in gynaecology. She works in NHS general practice as well as in community gynaecology and contraception clinics. She is a trainer for the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health and teaches other health professional about the importance of sexual health medicine. She is the director of the Red Whale women’s health course, and writes the handbook and presents the course to UK primary care clinicians. She lives in Surrey with her family and a house rabbit.

  • Dr Amer Sheikh

    Amer is a GP in Surrey and Berkshire and is Musculoskeletal Clinical Lead for NW Surrey CCG. He graduated from Aberdeen University Medical School and became a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 1995. He went on to become Deputy Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine & Polyclinics at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre in Riyadh and returned to the UK as a Lead GP in 2012. Amer has an MSc in Pain Management and is also a lecturer for the British Medical Acupuncture Society.


  • Dr David Plume

    David is a GP in Norwich in Norfolk, he qualified from Guys and St Thomas’s and has been a GP since 2004. He has a special interest in cancer and palliative medicine and worked for twelve years as a staff grade in palliative medicine. He is Macmillan Cancer Supports lead GP for the South and East of England and has been the Course Director for the Red Whale Cancer Course since 2015. He has recently joined the team who write the Cancer Handbook, and along with his small team, he can usually be found presenting the Cancer Course in venues large and small across the country!