Norman LambNorman Lamb has been the Liberal Democrat MP for North Norfolk since 2001. He was appointed Minister of State for Care and Support at the Department of Health in September 2012 and served in this position until the end of the Coalition Government in May 2015. As Health Minister, Norman worked to reform the broken care system and led the drive to integrate health and care, with a greater focus on preventing ill health. He also challenged the NHS to ensure that mental health was treated with the same priority as physical health, with access waiting standards being introduced this year.
Hugh GrantHugh Grant is an English actor and film producer. Among others, he has received a Golden globe award, a BAFTA, and an Honorary Cesar.
Jon SnowJon Snow is the main anchor of Channel 4 News. Having taught on VSO in Uganda, his first job was as a youth worker in a day centre for homeless teenagers in London's West End. In his career, Jon has reported all over the world, from Afghanistan to Antarctica. He's a school governor and the Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University
Professor Sir David WeatherallDavid Weatherall was the Nuffield Professor of Clinical Medicine from 1974 until 1992. In 1992 he was appointed Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford University. In 1979 he became Honorary Director of the MRC Molecular Haematology Unit, and in 1989 he established the Institute of Molecular Medicine at Oxford, of which he was Honorary Director (later renamed Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine).
His main research interests have been in the application of molecular biology to clinical medicine, particularly the genetic disorders of haemoglobin. He was knighted in 1987, elected FRS in 1977 and a Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences, USA in 1990. In 1992 he was President of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. He became Emeritus Regius Professor in September 2000 upon his retirement.
Lord TurnbergLeslie Turnberg was Professor of Medicine in the University of Manchester from 1973-1997, and consultant gastroenterologist at Hope Hospital, Salford. He was Dean of the Faculty of Medicine from 1986-1989, President of the Royal College of Physicians 1992-1997, Chairman of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges 1994-1998, and Chairman of the Specialist Training Authority 1996-1998.
He has chaired the Board of the Public Health Laboratory Service 1997-2002, the UK Forum on Genetics and Insurance 1999-2002, Health Quality Service 2000-2004 and the Panel which reviewed the health sciences in London 1998. He was Vice President of the Academy of Medical Sciences 1998-2004. Currently he is President of the Medical Protection Society, a Trustee of the Wolfson Foundation, Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board of Nations HealthCare and scientific advisor to the Association of Medical Research Charities. He has been a member of the House of Lords Select Committee on Science Technology since 2001. He was knighted in 1994 and raised to a peerage in 2000.