Dr Alex Maxwell
- BSLM Regional Director London
Alex is a GP, Lifestyle Medic and Sports Medic working in London. He qualified from St George’s Hospital Medical School in 2011 (Cor Blimey!).
As a GP he works in Thornton Heath. He is working to increase activity and decrease sedentary behaviour in both practice staff and population. He is Sutton and Epsom RFC’s Medic and regularly does sports events and concussion clinics. As a passionate Lifestyle Medic, he is involved with education through events, Student and Junior Doctor teaching, Conferences as well as being amongst the first in the UK to do group consulting on lifestyle medicine principles. He is very invested in Social Prescribing in his local area and understands the power of the community.
A keen amateur sportsman himself, he enjoys many types of Sports & Fitness with Olympic Lifting being his current main focus. Alex is currently doing the Diploma in Lifestyle Medicine and is very much enjoying the process. His next educational course will most likely be a Nutrition Qualification to formalise a life-long interest. Alex believes that Social Prescribing and Lifestyle medicine have unparralleled power to create real change in the UK’s current healthcare system and is working to unite and promote the two.