Dr John Holden
MB BS MPhil MRCGP FFFLM DCH DRCOG
Joint head of medical division
John joined MDDUS in 2010, as an experienced medical adviser. He graduated from King’s College London in 1984 and spent a year in the Western Isles as a GP trainee before joining a semi-rural practice in East Sussex in 1991, where he was a GP principal, and latterly the senior partner, for 13 years. John developed an interest in medico-legal matters whilst still a GP, graduating from the University of Glasgow with the degree of MPhil in Medical Law in 2003. He left his practice in 2004 to work as a full-time medical adviser. John was previously a Deputy Chief Examiner of the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine and was a Vice-President of the Faculty from 2016 to 2019. He was appointed to the UK National Screening Committee in 2015.