Dr Venetia Fawcett trained at St Andrews and Manchester Universities, qualifying in 1981. She has worked locally in general practice since 1985, and also at the Chiltern Hospital in the Health Screening department since 1995. She has a wide range of interests in Medicine, and enjoys all aspects of General Practice, aiming to provide the highest possible standards of holistic family medicine. In addition she has worked recently in the rapid access chest pain clinic and works in London in occupational medicine. She has four daughters aged between 12 and 19 years, the eldest of whom is studying Medicine at Oxford. Other interests include sea kayaking and playing the saxophone.