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Dr Neil Pryde



Macmillan Lead Cancer GP, and Cancer Strategy Lead, NHS Fife. Specialty Doctor, Palliative Care, NHS Fife.

Neil graduated from Edinburgh University Medical School in 1982. He completed his GP registrar years in South Yorkshire, returning to Fife in 1987 where he was a GP Principal for 26 years. During this time he developed an interest in Palliative Medicine, and since 2009 he has been working part time in the Specialist Palliative Care service. In 2013 he was appointed to the post of Macmillan Lead Cancer GP for NHS Fife, and was asked recently to be Lead for Cancer Strategy in Fife. His other area of interest in medicine is motorsport and trauma. He was CMO at Knockhill Racing Circuit in Fife for 25 years, and teaches on trauma courses in the UK and Europe.

Neil Chairs the SCAN Primary Care Group and the Scottish Palliative Care Guidelines Group.