​Dr Clare Hurle, Tour Leader - Jon Baines Tours

Jon Baines Tours​Dr Clare Hurle

Dr Clare Hurle is a GP Partner and Trainer at Cross Deep Surgery in Twickenham, where she has worked for over a decade.She graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in Natural Sciences and then the Wharton School, Philadelphia, USA with an MBA.

Her first career was in business with McKinsey & Co. in both London and Japan, and then as a national brand manager for Nestle Japan. Her first day with Nestle in 1995 was also the day of the Great Hanshin earthquake in Kobe, during which the company’s office was one of many buildings to collapse. She lived in Japan for around 6 years and speaks Japanese.

Subsequently, she re-trained in medicine at Imperial College, London and also completed her General Practice training in London with distinction in her MRCGP.

Aside from her day to day work as a GP, her 2 key interests are medical education and the development of primary care in Japan. She continues to visit Japan regularly, and has led GP courses in Tokyo for the RCGP (International "Training the Trainers") and in Fukushima on the management of depression in primary care.

​Dr Clare Hurle will be leading these tours

Senso Ji Temple, Tokyo

Primary Health Care in Japan

7 - 19 Mar 2021

Japan is a fascinating blend of refined ritual, stylised ceremony, ancient history and hyper urban neon. It is unique in its food, culture, dress and traditions, and a singular history also means...