Dr Tony Calland MBE spent 34 years in rural general practice on the Welsh Border retiring in 2007. He has held senior positions in the BMA in Wales and in the Royal College of General Practitioners in Wales.
He was a member of the Bevan Commission , a policy group advising the Welsh Government on matters relating to the NHS in Wales
He chaired the BMA Medical Ethics Committee for eight years and was also a member of the National Information Governance Board. He was a member of the NIGB subcommittee the Ethics and Confidentiality Committee that was the predecessor of the Confidentiality Advisory Group.
He has been a joint vice chair of the CAG since it started in 2013. He was a member of the GMC working party reviewing its recent updated guidance on confidentiality for doctors.