Jo is a GP and the chief executive of GDoc Ltd, the countywide GP provider in Gloucestershire and of Gloucester GP Consortium Ltd, which provides urgent and primary care to deprived communities. She was until recently the National Medical Advisor on Urgent and Emergency Care to the Care Quality Commission.
Jo was previously the medical director of a community provider, Gloucestershire Care Services, and of a mental health provider. Before becoming a GP, Jo trained in emergency medicine and intensive care, with membership of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine. Jo was awarded an MA in medical law and ethics from the University of Manchester and has studied transformational change in healthcare at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard.