Our vision: to transform access to medical care.


Chief Executive

Harry Longman

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An engineer by training, Harry founded GP Access in 2011 after discovering some GPs who had invented a new system, and producing the evidence of its astonishing effects. With interests in research, analysis and systems thinking, he is fascinated by how things work and could work better. Sadly he is never satisfied and keeps coming up with new ideas.  He promises to stop when there are no more problems.

He  is a member of the Advisory Board of the European Forum for Primary Care EFPC.


Training Partners
Ian Barratt

Ian is an established leader, manager and consultant with a track record in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.  He is an adept facilitator and enjoys the challenge of change.  He has worked in NHS primary care with GPs, dentists, optometrists and pharmacists and understands their challenges.

Ian’s principal hobby is singing as a soloist and in professional choirs.  He has two sons.


Paul Duxbury

Paul is a marketer by profession, with extensive experience in senior client-side and consulting roles in the UK and overseas. Paul brings Practice Management expertise to GP Access, having recently worked for a GP surgery in the North West.

Paul is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and in his spare time, a keen target-rifle shooter.


Ellen Pirie

Ellen has worked in NHS Acute Trusts responsible for business development including improving relationships with GPs. Previously she held sales and marketing roles in the IT industry. She has recently been learning how to use Improvement Science to improve patient flow.

Ellen is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.  She enjoys walking, quilting and singing in a local Ladies Choir.


Elizabeth Dunn

Elizabeth spent nearly 10 years in the NHS as a clinician and manager. With a special interest in improvement and transformation, she trained and worked as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Programme Manager internationally helping a variety of organisations work out what they want and how to achieve it.

In her spare time she loves walking, cycling and dancing.


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