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Douglas Rigg

Job Title Co-chair Scottish Primary Care Cancer Group, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, MacMillan Cancer Support

Dr Rigg is a GP partner working in the Possilpark area of Glasgow. He developed interest in inequalities in cancer care via the “GPs at the Deep End” group. This led to involvement in developing cancer guidelines and pathway redesign. He is now lead GP for cancer in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Primary Care Lead for West of Scotland Cancer Network and co-chair of the Scottish Primary Care Cancer Group supported by MacMillan Cancer Care.

He remains particularly interested in health care inequalities, innovations to help achieve earlier cancer diagnoses and improving experiences for patients throughout their cancer journey.