John Featherstone

Dr. John Featherstone

Clinical Lead for Communication Skills and Theme Lead for MSQC Phase 1

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 the Theme Lead for MSQC (Medical Skills and Quality of Care) in Phase 1 (Years 1 and 2).



  • 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.