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Navjoyt Ladher

Navjoyt qualified as a doctor from Guy’s, King’s, and St Thomas’ School of Medicine in 2005 and has an intercalated undergraduate degree in developmental neurobiology.

After junior doctor posts in London and Oxford, she joined BMJ Clinical Evidence in 2009 as a clinical editor, commissioning and editing systematic reviews that summarised the state of knowledge about the treatment and prevention of clinical conditions. Navjoyt went on to train as a GP and rejoined The BMJ in 2013.

She currently heads up the scholarly comment section of the journal (editorials, letters, and analysis). She is also the section editor for analysis, editorial lead for The BMJ Awards, and responsible for the journal’s Christmas issue. She continues to practice as a GP in London.

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Competing interests

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I am a GP and work in NHS general practice one day a week

Unpaid positions (current)