John Launer

John Launer is a doctor, medical educator and writer known in the UK and internationally for his work on consultation skills, clinical supervision and narrative-based medicine. After graduating from Cambridge with an MA in English Literature, he studied medicine and became a Member of the Royal College of Practitioners in 1983. He has contributed columns and articles to periodicals and journals for over thirty years, including the BMJ, PMJ, Times Educational Supplement, Times Health Supplement and the Daily Mail. He has worked both as a GP and consultant and practices medicine in London.