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Outstanding Contribution ​to Primary Care award nominee

Dr Jimmy Wickremesinghe, GP at Grantham Practice

Jimmy has been a GP in Stockwell since the 1970s and has worked in the NHS for over 50 years. He has made a significant contribution to the care of the people of Stockwell. His kindness, vast clinical knowledge and experience have helped his patients live healthier lives.

He is also an experienced surgeon and has a joint career doing hospital surgical clinics as well as run his GP practice. He has for many years had the Minor Surgery contract for all Lambeth patients, this has helped reduce hospital waiting times, provided a high quality service which reassures patients and gets them seen quicker than the hospital.

​“Under his care, guidance and hard work the clinic always receives high scores on the patient survey and NHS Choices.”