About the Author

Image Laura Gush

Dr Gush is a GP partner in South Wales, UK. She attended Oxford University and King’s College in London before completing her junior doctor in London and Surrey. She did her part 1 Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists membership exam, then spent a year working as a locum in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and in Accident & Emergency in various hospitals across the UK.

After this, she completed her GP specialty training in Buckinghamshire, taking a year out to work in rural healthcare in South Africa which gave her a broad range of new experiences and a skillset not normally experienced or learned in UK-based work.

She currently works in a large family practice in South Wales, where she is a partner. In her spare time she is a runner, triathlete, advocate for the physical and mental health benefits of exercise, physical activity and the outdoors, and a qualified personal trainer.