The committee has 5 Office Bearers. This includes the 2 Medical Secretaries, Chairman, Vice Chairman and Treasurer.
Dr Alan McDevitt C.B.E.
Alan graduated from Glasgow University in 1985 and has worked as a GP Partner in The Green Medical Practice in Clydebank since 1989. Alan has been a member of the LMC almost continuously since that time and is currently Chair of Glasgow LMC. Alan was previously an LMC Medical Secretary (“Medical Director” is the new term) for many years including during the introduction of the new contract in 2004.
Alan was Chair of the Scottish BMA General Practitioners Committee from 2012-2018 and “Architect of the new Scottish GMS Contract”.
Dr Maureen Byrne
Maureen graduated from Glasgow University in 1995 and completed GP training in 2000. She worked as a sessional GP (as a locum then retainee) before becoming a GP partner in Johnstone, Renfrewshire in 2005.
Maureen has been a member of Glasgow LMC since 2012 and joined the LMC Executive in 2014. She has served as LMC Treasurer and has been Vice Chair of the committee for the past 2 years.
She also attends SGPC as a representative for the committee. Her main areas of interest are Pharmacotherapy implementation (as Workstream lead), GP appraisal and the primary/secondary care interface.
Dr Alastair Taylor MBChB FRCGP
Alastair graduated Glasgow University in 1992. He has worked in Kessington Medical Centre in Bearsden since 2001. He was a GP Trainer (2005-13) and GP Appraiser (2005-14). Alastair joined Glasgow LMC in 2003. He has served on the LMC Executive since 2007 and was chair from (2015-19). Other roles include Chair of Area Medical Committee, Deputy Chair of Scottish LMC Conference, and he also sits on several IT Committees. His main hobby is sailing and he has previously sailed round the world in the Clipper 96 Race.