John Featherstone

Dr. John Featherstone

Clinical Lead for Communication Skills

School of Medicine

Harrington Building, HA244

+44 (0) 1772 89 5943

Subject Areas: Health, Medicine

Full Profile

John Featherstone is a General Practitioner (GP) and has been actively involved in Medical Education since 2008. Before joining UCLan he was a Postgraduate Training Programme Director in Mid-Yorkshire and a GP Trainer. Dr Featherstone is also a Consultation Skills Assessment Examiner for the Royal College of GPs and a GP Appraiser.  

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

In addition to being Clinical Lead in Communication Skills for the School of Medicine, Dr Featherstone is also a small group tutor for Portfolio and Professionalism.



  • BA Hons (Oxon) Physiology,
  • MBBS (Lon),
  • DRCOG,
  • MRCGP,
  • MPH,
  • DFPH

Membership of Professional bodies

  • Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners


… Featherstone, J. J., & Goyder, E. (2007). Is waist circumference a useful screening tool for diabetes mellitus in an overweight multi-ethnic population?. Quality in Primary Care, 15(3).

… Brown, D., Featherstone, J. J., Fooks, A. R., Gettner, S., Lloyd, E., & Schweiger, M. (2008). Intradermal pre-exposure rabies vaccine elicits long lasting immunity. Vaccine, 26(31), 3909-3912.