Dr Emma Ryan

Dr Emma Ryan

Gender: Female
Primary qualifications: MRCGP, MRCPCH

GP Partner and PCN Clinical Director in Bromley, South East London

RCGP Clinical Champion, Gambling Harms

Emma qualified from King’s College London in 1999 and began her career in General Practice in 2005. She is a GP Partner and PCN Clinical Director.

She has been part of the team that has established the Primary Care Gambling Service. A national service that provides free, confidential, NHS treatment for those experiencing gambling harms.

She is a GP trainer, and educational supervisor and has worked with the Royal College of General Practitioners to develop a specific Gambling Learning Hub on the college’s website. This is an educational resource for the whole primary care team. In parallel to this includes an accreditation scheme developed for GP practices to enlist to. This is for practices to highlight to their patients that they are knowledgeable in gambling harms.

She is the co-author of a Primary Care Gambling Competency Framework endorsed by the RCGP and is a committee member of the NICE Guideline Gambling: identification, diagnosis and management committee which is due to be published in May 2024.