Naturopathic Practitioner & Chief Executive Officer of PrivateGP.com Ltd
We are managed and owned by Dr Julia Piper BM BS B Med Sci FRCGP DFFP DipOccMed Dip Acc Med. Julia is passionate about supporting you to retain long term health and to reverse symptoms where possible. She works with the body mind and spirit in the true spirit of naturopathy.
Previously a medical doctor in allopathic medicine, she used to be passionate about integrative medicine but over the years has become much more knowledgeable on the root cause of health and is privileged to offer support and clinical signposting for your optimal well-being.
She worked as an integrative GMC registered physician for 43 years, following which time she is now focusing on her main passion relating to natural forms of support for humans.
She has trained with the Institute of Functional Medicine in America, and was the UK ambassador for the Metabolic Medical Institute in America and A4M. With Julia’s help, A4M aligned their Fellowship in Functional Medicine with the Royal College of General Practitioners in London. Julia is is one of the UK leading lights in Functional Medicine, supporting many patients who are chronically ill, to recover. She is a lecturer in Systems Biology Medicine, having presented in London and Antwerp.
Julia is a member of the British Medical Acupuncture Society. She is also now registered with the General Naturopathic Council (GNC) and a member of the British Society of Environmental Medicine and the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS).
She previously worked for BUPA over a period of 20 years, helping to set some of their national protocols, was a previous NHS GP in for practices scattered around the country, was a Council member of the Independent Doctors Federation, chairing their IT development committee and subsequently the Professional Development Committee, thereafter becoming a Trustee for the IDF Education Trust.
She runs her own Charity, the Foundation for Community Inspiration, supporting conditions of abject poverty. The charity has built a school in the bush in Ghana, also a medical clinic, has supported university training in Ghana; also women’s family planning in Ecuador, biodiversity and sustainability in the Amazon region and more recently a water borehole for a remote village in Ghana.