Arnold Fertig is a retired GP. For over 30 years he was a partner at Nuffield Road Medical Centre in East Chesterton, Cambridge. He has had an interest in developing better patient centred care through more coordination of services and communication. For over 20 years he has worked with local commissioning trusts, and all NHS providers of local health care as well as patient groups. The work has involved clinical leadership and advice, and roles in clinical and corporate governance, including at Board level.