David Johnston OBE is a General Practitioner at the Maine Medical Practice in County Antrim. He is a Clinical Director of Dalriada Urgent Care, an out of hours primary care provider for the Northern Trust. He also works for “Practice 400” which provides care for General Medical Service designated “violent patients”. He has special interests in pre-hospital immediate medical are, out of hours primary care, and rural medicine. He has been a GlaxoWelcome research fellow with the University of Ulster and was involved in researching rural General Practice in Northern Ireland. David served as Chairman of the NI Council of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) from 2008 to 2011 and was also a member of the UK council of RCGP.